Iran says European statement on nuclear talks ‘regrettable’

by | Sep 10, 2022 | World

Germany, France and UK raise ‘serious doubts’ about Iran’s intentions to revive a 2015 nuclear deal, comments rejected by Tehran.Iran’s foreign ministry described as “unconstructive” and “regrettable” a joint statement issued by Germany, France and the United Kingdom said they had “serious doubts” about Iran’s intentions to revive a 2015 nuclear deal.
The three European powers had earlier vented their frustration at Iran’s demand that the UN nuclear watchdog close a probe into uranium particles found at three sites, adding that it was jeopardising talks in resuming the agreement.
Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Nasser Kanaani said on Saturday that “the three European countries are advised to play a more active role in providing solutions to end the few disagreements that remain,” state media reported.
Iran earlier this month sent its latest response to the European Union’s proposed text to revive the agreement under which Tehran had restrained its nuclear programme in exchange for relief from US, EU and UN economic sanctions.
Diplomats have said Iran’s response to the EU coordinator was a step backwards, with it seeking to link a revival of the deal with the closure of investigations by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) into the uranium traces.
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“This latest demand raises serious doubts as to Iran’s intentions and commitment to a successful outcome on the JCPoA,” the three countries, known as the E3, said in a statement, referring to the deal’s full na …

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