Tehran 0
25 November 2021

Ahead of the resumption of JCPOA talks, Iran’s top negotiator asserted that “the removal of all JCPOA-related sanctions such as the sanctions imposed within the framework of [the] ‘maximum pressure’ campaign is the necessary condition for success… Demanding guarantees from the other party not to exit the deal, not to impose and enforce new sanctions, and not to reinstate and reapply the previous sanctions is aimed at neutralising the possibility that political chaos in the U.S. could have an impact on its international behaviour”. He also contended that “Europeans should make amends for their non-compliance regarding the JCPOA through implementing practical steps”. The following day, Iran’s foreign minister told the EU’s Josep Borrell that “if the opposing sides are prepared to return to their full obligations and the lifting of sanctions, a good and even immediate agreement can be reached”.

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