Tehran 0
15 March 2021

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif reiterated that “if the U.S. returns to the implementation of JCPOA, immediately, we will be ready to return to full implementation of our commitments”, adding: “We don’t see any reason for talks; we can go immediately to implementation and then have talks”. He also contended that “there is a time constraint and that is once we go to our [June 2021 presidential] election, it is a lame duck government and will not be able to do anything serious... the U.S. [needs] to move fast and moving fast requires them not to be shy, but take measures that they need to take”.

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