Tehran 0
15 April 2021

President Rouhani asserted that “after the full implementation of the commitments by the U.S., we will return to our [JCPOA] commitments after the verification [of U.S. actions], which will not take long”. He further insisted that “concerns about Iran’s 60 per cent enrichment… paving the way for the production of bombs is completely wrong”, adding: “We can enrich 90 per cent today, but we stand by our word and we are not looking for an atomic bomb”. Relatedly, a senior Iranian diplomat underscored that Iran’s objective at the Vienna talks was “not negotiations for negotiation’s sake… if the talks take up the expected constructive path, they will naturally continue”.

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