EU High Representative Josep Borrell remarked that “we need to bring back full implementation of the JCPOA, both as regards nuclear commitments and when it comes to sanctions lifting. This is the only way forward, and is in the interest of global and regional security”. He further revealed that “intense diplomatic contacts are ongoing these days, including with the U.S”. The following day an Iranian government spokesperson indicated that “what we are reviewing is Europe’s proposal for holding an unofficial meeting for dialogue, not negotiation, between Iran and 4+1 and the U.S. as a guest”.
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