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9 March 2021

After 140 U.S. lawmakers called on the Biden administration “to seek an agreement or set of agreements with Iran that are comprehensive in nature to address the full range of threats that Iran poses to the region”, a U.S. diplomatic spokesperson indicated that the “ideas put forward in the letter are in important ways very consistent with the approach that we have laid out”. “The JCPOA and compliance for compliance is necessary, but it’s not sufficient”, he noted, “because we have also spoken to the need to: number one, lengthen and strengthen the terms of that deal; but two, importantly, to use the JCPOA as a platform to negotiate follow-on agreements, agreements that would cover other areas of concern”.

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