Abbas Araghchi, Iran's chief negotiator in the Vienna negotiations, said Friday that the United States is ready to lift many of the sanctions imposed on his country. "This is not enough from our point of view, and therefore the discussions will continue until all our demands are met," Araghchi said in statements he made to official media. While US President Joe Biden said that he believes that Iran is serious in talks and that dialogue with it is still continuing. </p><div> <p>The chief Iranian negotiator said the official delegation <a target="_blank" href="https://www.france24.com/ar/الشرق-الأوسط/20210426-الاتحاد-الأوروبي-يعلن-استئناف-المحادثات-بخصوص-الملف-النووي-الإيراني-في-فيينا-الثلاثاء" rel="noopener"><strong>For the Vienna negotiations</strong></a> Abbas Araghchi told state media Friday that information received from the United States indicated that it is serious about returning <a target="_blank" href="https://www.france24.com/ar/الشرق-الأوسط/20210501-مباحثات-النووي-الإيراني-تفاؤل-حذر-بتحقيق-اختراق-لكن-النجاح-غير-مضمون" rel="noopener"><strong>To the nuclear deal</strong></a> And it expressed its readiness to lift many of the sanctions it imposed on Iran during the Vienna nuclear talks.
“The information that we received from the American side is that they are also serious about returning to the nuclear agreement, and so far they have announced their readiness to lift a large part of their sanctions,” Araghchi told state television.
He added after setting a date for the resumption of the indirect talks in the Austrian capital Vienna, “But this is not enough from our point of view, and therefore the discussions will continue until all our demands are met.”
In Washington, US President Joe Biden said that he believes that Iran is serious about talks, but it is not clear how ready the two sides will be for the two sides to resume compliance with the nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers in 2015.
When asked at the White House if he sees whether Tehran is serious about talks, Biden said, “Yes, but to what extent and what they are willing to do is a different thing. But we are still talking.”
And US officials returned to Vienna to attend a fourth round of indirect talks with Iran on ways to resume the parties’ commitment to the nuclear deal.
France 24 / Reuters