Asked about “Iran’s request for a meeting in Brussels with EU officials” to review the JCPOA negotiations, a U.S. diplomatic spokesperson remarked that “we do not think it is necessary... The destination we seek is in Vienna, not an intermediate step in Brussels… Picking up in Vienna with a seventh round that takes up where the sixth round left off”. “Diplomacy, like many things in life, it takes two”, he emphasised, adding: “We’ve not seen actions to date that are all that comforting when it comes to what the Iranians might seek in the near term. But of course, the door remains open”.
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