Iran upbeat on nuclear deal hopes after EU talks
Iran’s Foreign Minister said today that efforts to save the nuclear deal after the abrupt US withdrawal were “on the right track” as he began talks with European powers in Brussels.
Mohammad Javad Zarif met EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini ahead of evening talks with his counterparts from Britain, France and Germany — the three European signatories to the 2015 landmark deal who are scrambling to preserve it.
Tehran has warned it is preparing to resume “industrial-scale” uranium enrichment “without any restrictions” unless Europe can provide solid guarantees that it can maintain the economic benefits it gained from the nuclear agreement despite the United States reimposing sanctions.
Zarif gave an upbeat assessment after a “good and constructive” meeting with Mogherini. The European Union insists the deal is working, pointing to repeated UN inspections verifying the Islamic Republic's compliance with its side of the bargain.
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