Tehran 0
21 September 2021

President Ebrahim Raisi told the UN General Assembly that a U.S. “policy of ‘maximum oppression’ is still on” against Iran, adding: “We want nothing more than what is rightfully ours”. He added that nuclear weapons “have no place in our defence doctrine and deterrence policy”, underscoring that “the Islamic Republic considers the useful talks whose ultimate outcome is the lifting of all oppressive sanctions”. The same day, Iran’s diplomatic spokesperson stated that “the Vienna talks will resume soon in the next few weeks, and this has been announced to the P4 + 1”.

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