Iran: It is still possible to revive 2015 nuclear deal'

AuthorElad Benari
Published date04 October 2022
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
"There is still a possibility and a chance to resume the implementation of the nuclear deal," the spokesman, Nasser Kanani, said at his weekly news conference, according to AFP

"Efforts are underway with the European coordinator and other mediators, including the foreign ministries of neighboring countries, to exchange messages to reach an agreement," he added.

"Messages between Iran and the United States have been exchanged in New York through the European coordinator (Enrique Mora) and other top officials," Kanani continued.

"If the other side, particularly the US government, shows political will, it is possible that a deal will be concluded in a short period," he added.

Iran and the United States have been holding indirect talks on a return to the 2015 agreement, but those talks have hit a snag in recent weeks.

Iran recently announced it had submitted its comments to the US response to the European Union's draft for reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

While Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said at the time that Iran's response was prepared based on a constructive approach, a senior Biden administration official told Politico, "We are studying Iran's response, but the bottom line is that it is not at all encouraging."

A senior European official directly involved in nuclear talks with Iran later told Axios' Barak...

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