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 extends UN nuclear watchdog’s monitoring deal for a month

Iran has informed the U.N. nuclear watchdog that it has decided to extend a monitoring deal with the agency for a month, Tehran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday. IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi confirmed that the deal had been extended to June 24, avoiding a collapse that could have thrown… Read More Iran extends UN nuclear watchdog’s monitoring deal for a month

Iran says UN nuclear watchdog access to sites images has expired

The speaker of Iran’s parliament said on Sunday a three-month monitoring deal between Tehran and the U.N. nuclear watchdog had expired and that its access to images from inside some Iranian nuclear sites would cease. The announcement raised further questions about the future of indirect talks under way between the United States and Iran on… Read More Iran says UN nuclear watchdog access to sites images has expired