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Iran holds ‘constructive’ talks on reviving nuclear deal

VIENNA: Iran and world powers held what they described as “constructive” talks and agreed to form working groups to discuss the sanctions Washington might lift and the nuclear curbs Tehran might observe as they try to revive the 2015 nuclear

Iran rejects ‘step-by-step’ lifting of US sanctions

TEHRAN: Iran wants the United States to lift all sanctions and rejects any “step-by-step” easing of restrictions, the foreign ministry said ahead of planned talks in Vienna next week on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal. The comments came as France

Iran dismisses talks with EU, US to revive nuclear deal

TEHRAN: Iran ruled out holding an informal meeting with the United States and other major powers to discuss ways to salvage the unravelling 2015 nuclear deal, insisting Washington must first lift all its unilateral sanctions. “Considering the recent actions and

US must first lift sanctions before talks to revive deal: Iranian FM

DUBAI: Iran said on Sunday the United States must first lift sanctions if it wants to talk about salvaging the 2015 nuclear deal, reiterating its stance that it will not make the first move to restore the pact with major

US says ready for talks with Iran to revive nuclear deal

PARIS: The United States said it was ready to talk to Iran about both nations returning to a 2015 agreement that aimed to prevent Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons, seeking to revive a deal that Washington itself abandoned nearly three

US won’t unilaterally lift Iran sanctions: Biden

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden has made clear he will not unilaterally lift sanctions against Iran, saying it must first adhere to its nuclear deal commitments. The exchange underscored the thorny diplomatic challenge ahead as Biden seeks to revive a

Iranian FM proposes coordinated return to nuclear deal with US

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suggested a way to overcome the US-Iranian impasse over who goes first in returning to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying a top EU official could “synchronize” or “choreograph” the moves. Zarif’s stance

European leaders urge Iran not to withdraw nuclear deal

BERLIN: Germany, France, and Britain’s leaders on Monday have advised Iran to abandon steps against the 2015 nuclear deal after Tehran declared that it would no longer stick to an enrichment limit. In a joint statement released on Monday, German

Iran pulls out nuclear deal over commander’s killing

TEHRAN: Iran said on Sunday that it would no longer adhere to any of the limits of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after a U.S. airstrike killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad. State television reported that

Iran says may ‘reconsider’ atomic watchdog commitments

TEHRAN: Iran warned on Sunday it may “seriously reconsider” its commitments to the UN atomic watchdog if European parties to a nuclear deal trigger a dispute mechanism that could lead to sanctions. The 2015 nuclear accord has been unravelling since