Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna

Talks between Tehran and world powers to revive a 2015 nuclear deal have resumed in Vienna, Iran’s state news agency IRNA reported on Monday. “The new round of the Joint Commission has started at the Palais Coburg in Vienna,” IRNA reported. The Commission comprises Russia, China, Germany, Britain, France and Iran, signatories to the nuclear… Read More Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna

IAEA chief Rafael Grossi says monitoring negotiations with Iran proved inconclusive

U.N. atomic watchdog chief Rafael Grossi told his agency’s Board of Governors on Wednesday that negotiations he had held in Tehran this week over Iran’s nuclear programme had proved inconclusive. Grossi returned from Tehran on Tuesday after meeting the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization and Iran’s foreign minister as he sought to strike a… Read More IAEA chief Rafael Grossi says monitoring negotiations with Iran proved inconclusive

Iran to resume nuclear talks with world powers on November 29

Iran’s talks with world powers aimed at reinstating a 2015 nuclear deal will resume on November 29, its top nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, said on Wednesday, as Western concerns over Tehran’s nuclear advances grow. “In a phone call with @enriquemora_ , we agreed to start the negotiations aiming at removal of unlawful & inhumane… Read More Iran to resume nuclear talks with world powers on November 29

Iran rejects U.S. call for UN inspectors’ access to nuclear site

Iran on Tuesday rejected a U.S. call to grant U.N. inspectors access to a nuclear site, saying Washington was not qualified to demand inspections without condemning a sabotage attack on the facility, Iranian state media reported. “Countries that did not condemn terrorist acts against Iran’s nuclear site are not qualified to comment on inspections there,”… Read More Iran rejects U.S. call for UN inspectors’ access to nuclear site

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says nation wants nuclear talks which lead to lifting of U.S. sanctions

Iran wants to resume nuclear talks with world powers that would lead to removal of U.S. sanctions, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi told the annual U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday as negotiations about reinstating a 2015 nuclear pact have stalled. “The Islamic Republic considers the useful talks whose ultimate outcome is the lifting of all oppressive… Read More Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says nation wants nuclear talks which lead to lifting of U.S. sanctions

UN nuclear watchdog IAEA reaches agreement with Iran over servicing of monitoring equipment

The U.N. atomic watchdog reached an agreement with Iran on Sunday to solve “the most urgent issue” between them, the overdue servicing of monitoring equipment to keep it running, raising hopes of fresh talks on a wider deal with the West. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Rafael Grossi obtained the agreement in a last-minute trip… Read More UN nuclear watchdog IAEA reaches agreement with Iran over servicing of monitoring equipment

Iran calls for prisoner exchange with U.S. as nuclear talks continue

Iran on Tuesday renewed a call for a prisoner exchange with the United States as the longtime foes continue talks with world powers over a possible U.S. return to Tehran’s 2015 nuclear accord with world powers. The powers sought on Tuesday to speed up efforts to bring Washington and Tehran back into compliance with the… Read More Iran calls for prisoner exchange with U.S. as nuclear talks continue

Iran says it has successfully enriched 60% uranium

Iran has begun 60% uranium enrichment at its Natanz plant, the country’s nuclear chief said on Friday, days after an explosion at the site that Tehran blamed on Israel. “We are producing about nine grams of 60% enriched uranium an hour,” Ali Akbar Salehi, head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, said. “But we… Read More Iran says it has successfully enriched 60% uranium