The United States mentioned Tuesday it was too early to just accept an Iranian proposal for the EU to assist revive a nuclear deal, reiterating calls on Tehran to return into full compliance.
President Joe Biden seeks a return to the 2015 deal, generally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, however has not modified his place that Iran should abide by it first.
“If Iran comes back into full compliance with its obligations under the JCPOA, the United States would do the same,” the State Department’s new spokesman, Ned Price, informed reporters.
The administration will probably be “consulting with our allies, consulting with our partners, consulting with Congress before we’re reaching the point where we’re going to engage directly with the Iranians and (be) willing to entertain any sort of proposal,” Price mentioned.
Iran has insisted that the United States first raise sanctions imposed by former President Donald Trump earlier than Tehran pulls again nuclear steps it took to protest his strain marketing campaign.
Offering a approach out of the diplomatic stalemate, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an interview broadcast Monday proposed that the European Union coordinate to “synchronize” actions by the United States and Iran.
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