Negotiations on Iranian nuclear power resume in Vienna. But Tehran does not want to deal directly with the US
Rome – After a five-month break, i negotiations to reactivate the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. This was announced today by the spokesman of the European Union delegation Alain Georges Matton. The resumption of the work of the commission was also confirmed by the Iranian state news agency Irna.
A government spokesman for Tehran he reported that the country is “firmly determined” to obtain a successful outcome of the negotiations in view of a lifting of international sanctions.
The nuclear deal was reached in 2015 with the mediation of the EU and the former representative for foreign policy Federica and when Barack Obama was governing the United States. An agreement abandoned by the Trump presidency and now marked by new openings by Joe Biden. The agreement was signed by group 5 + 1, consisting of Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States.
In this first phase, the US delegation led byspecial Correspondent for Iran, Robert Malley will participate in the talks indirectly, with diplomats from other countries who will act as intermediaries.
Tehran has always claimed the right to a nuclear program with the sun civil purposes, which the international agreement should allow for monitoring.
However, the obstacles to a new agreement are different. On the one hand, there are strong pressures from Israel against Western countries that have contested the agreement since 2015. On the other side, Iran has tightened its position, denouncing the US counterpart of having disregarded the agreements with the unilateral exit in 2018 and a tightening of sanctions, a reason that led to Tehran’s refusal to deal directly with Washington.
A government spokesman said the country is “firmly determined” to a good outcome but denounces the unilateral US exit from the 2015 agreements. Negotiations with Biden’s special envoy will be mediated by the group of 5