During a virtual meeting on Monday, the EU's top diplomat, Josep Borrell updated the bloc's 27 foreign affairs ministers on the latest state of play regarding talks in Vienna to try and save the Iran nuclear deal.
Diplomats from the remaining parties to a landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal have agreed to continue bilateral and multilateral negotiations as well as technical consultations within the next days.
An informed source tells Press TV that only the removal of all sanctions together against Iran will save the Vienna talks.
Scientists have managed to produce the country’s first batch of 60-percent enriched uranium in Natanz days after a nuclear facility came under a terrorist attack, top officials say.
President Hassan Rouhani has told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that allowing the illegal Zionist entity a foothold in the Persian Gulf region is “dangerous,” given the fact that the regime is a “destabilizing and provocative” element.
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said that Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of a plan to start 60-percent uranium enrichment as of Wednesday, following an act of sabotage targeting the country's Natanz nuclear facility.
Foreign Ministry spokesman tells Press TV that Iran’s remedial measures taken in retaliation for the United States’ unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposition of sanctions will “remarkably increase” after the recent act of sabotage against a nuclear facility in the country.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has condemned the European Union for imposing sanctions on Iran at a time when Tehran and the signatories to the 2015 nuclear deal are engaged in a diplomatic process in Vienna to save the troubled agreement.
Iran’s permanent representative to Vienna-based international organizations has stressed that despite an act of sabotage, enrichment at the safeguarded nuclear facility in Natanz has not stopped.
In a letter to the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has strongly condemned the deliberate targeting of the Islamic Republic’s safeguarded nuclear facilities as a “war crime.”