Vienna talks

  • The European Union coordinator traveled to Washington on Tuesday to meet with the US negotiator after a Tehran visit aimed at overcoming the latest disputes.

  • Foreign Minister of Pakistan just before leaving China to participate in the third-Meeting of Afghan neighbors says during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian latest developments on the JCPOA and ongoing talks in Vienna would be discussed.

  • French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers was near even though a few items had still to be settled.

  • The head of the Strategic Council on Foreign Relations of Iran said that major issues such as providing appropriate guarantees, lifting sanctions, and removing the IRGC from the list of US terrorist groups are important issues that must be resolved before an agreement can be reached which in turn depends on the will of the United States.

  • US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday tried to soothe the fears of Israel and its Persian Gulf Arab allies ahead of the possible renewal of global powers’ international nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Sunday that the US lack of resolve to remove arbitrary sanctions on Iran is the main obstacle on the way of reaching a deal in Vienna talks.

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Saturday that Iran has reached a point of agreement in the talks in Vienna while noting that a number of significant issues still remain in place.

  • White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Wednesday the United States and its allies have made progress in Iran nuclear talks, but issues remain, and it is unclear if they will be resolved.

  • US State Department spokesman Ned Price on Monday sought to lower growing expectations of a forthcoming agreement between the country and Iran on a joint return to the 2015 nuclear accord, saying that “an agreement is neither imminent nor is it certain.”

  • Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs, in a telephone conversation with his Iraqi counterpart, stated that the JCPOA revival is close to the final stage of reaching an agreement in Vienna emphasizing that the United States must show its good faith in practice.