TEHRAN: US President Joe Biden‘s new administration doesn’t have a lot time for taking constructive steps in direction of re-joining the Joint Complete Plan of Motion (JCPOA), referred to as the Iran nuclear deal, mentioned Iranian international minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday, Sputnik reported quoting the Hamshahri newspaper.
Whereas commenting on the chance that the US will elevate sanctions forward of the presidential election in Iran in June, Zarif mentioned:
“The US has little time, each due to the parliamentary ruling and the pre-election environment after the Iranian New Yr on 21 March”
The minister additionally talked about that he noticed no want in launching direct talks between Iran and the US to debate the difficulty, whereas additionally remarking that Iran had by no means left the negotiating desk on the nuclear deal and that it’s the US that “wants a ticket to sit down down on the negotiating desk.”
“There’s EU international coverage chief Josep Borrell, who, as a coordinator of the JCPOA, can take up the coordination points. We’re able to talks to Borrell, the US can also be prepared for talks with him”, added the Iranian international minister.
Earlier this week, Washington mentioned that it was engaged in energetic consultations with main European nations on the difficulty of the Iran nuclear programme and anticipated a unified entrance to cope with the matter, Sputnik reported.
Biden has repeatedly vowed to return the United States to the 2015 settlement, deserted by his predecessor Donald Trump in 2018. The US President has additionally referred to as for negotiating a broader settlement with Iran. Tehran, in flip, has rejected the potential of increasing the nuclear deal.


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