Iran’s reaction to nuclear deal ‘not constructive’, says US State Department

US State Department spokeswoman says US received Iran’s response to EU bid will revive We agreed to a deal in 2015 and plan to create our own correspondence.

A State Department spokeswoman said: “We are studying it and will respond through the EU, but unfortunately it is not constructive.”

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said in a Telegram statement that Iran sent a response to the EU on Thursday after careful consideration.

“The texts sent have a constructive approach aimed at finalizing the negotiations,” the statement said.

CNN has reached out to the EU for comment.

In early August, EU officials Iran It is what is called the “final document” of the revived agreement to limit Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.
Iran and America Since then, we have exchanged views on roadblocks to the full implementation of the nuclear agreement, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdullahian this week said an investigation by the United Nations nuclear watchdog into traces of uranium previously found at an undeclared Iranian research facility would agree Tehran to return to the deal. It repeated that it had to finish before.

Rafael Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), told CNN last week: his organization won’t close the investigation Unless there is an answer from Iran.
Amir Abdullahian said at a press conference: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov On Wednesday, Iran said it also wanted “stronger text on assurances,” but did not specify the assurances Tehran was seeking.

US officials have previously expressed optimism about the latest efforts to revive the nuclear deal the US withdrew from in 2018 during the Trump administration, a deal Tehran has increasingly violated since then. They also emphasized that a gap remains between the two sides.

It is also expected to face significant domestic opposition from members of the US Congress and has been criticized by Israel, whose prime minister said he would “act to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power”. The negotiations are also set against the backdrop of ongoing concerns over threats from Iran and Iran-backed military groups.

Biden administration officials have previously claimed that Tehran has dropped many demands in early drafts of text intended to revive the 2015 deal. Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)) delisted as a foreign terrorist organization.


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