Iranian Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian remarked that “the lifting of anti-Iran sanctions will bring about positive impacts, so the speculations that the new Iranian negotiating team would follow up [in] a way that would lead to a standstill have nothing to do with realities on the ground”. He also contended that “President Joe Biden can issue an executive order to return to the point that his predecessor Donald Trump withdrew from the [JCPOA]... The problem here is that Biden pretends that he is against his predecessor’s foreign policies because when it comes to Iran the U.S. president pursues the same policies that Trump had”. Amirabdollahian went on to assert that “Iran’s economic development should not be tied to nuclear negotiations and the JCPOA, so the country requires other channels to nullify the negative impacts of the U.S.’s sanctions”.
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