Iran declares readiness for nuclear talks in new test of Biden’s Middle East policy
Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani announced in a tweet Wednesday that Iran will resume nuclear talks “before the end of November.”
On Wednesday, Bagheri Kani met with European UnionDeputy Head of the External Action Service, Enrique Mora, in Brussels where they discussed the resumption of talks, CNN reported, after commenting after six rounds of discussion in June.
The meeting comes as Iran has held talks in Vienna with Germany, France, Russia and the United Kingdom, and indirectly with the United States.
Negotiations could see the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) that was terminated during Donald TrumpPresidency. Under this program, Iran restricted its nuclear development activities in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions.
This is an evolving story and will be updated as more information becomes available.