Iran reiterates its serious stance on the Iran nuclear deal talks, calls on the US to return to reality
2022-06-23: [Article Link] On 23 June, local time, Iran stated that it remained “serious” with regard to the resumption of negotiations on a nuclear agreement and hoped that the economic sanctions imposed on Iran would be lifted, which would require the United States once again to become a party to the agreement. According to Agence France-Presse, Iranian Foreign Minister Abdullahiyan, in a joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, stated that the negotiations in Vienna remained stalled. “The nuclear-negotiation train has come to a difficult halt as it approaches the end.” He stressed that the Iraqi side “takes seriously and wants a good, strong, and lasting agreement” and called on the American side to adopt a similar realism. As Lavrov said, “Today, together with the other participants in the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan, we are making every effort to repair the mistakes made by the United States when it withdrew from the Iran-Iraq nuclear agreement. According to reports, Iran and Russia are trying to deal with the economic impact of Western sanctions. “We oppose the imposition of illegal sanctions on any country, including Russia.