China News Service, November 29th, a comprehensive report. On the 29th local time, an informal meeting of the relevant parties of the "Joint Comprehensive Action Plan" on Iran's nuclear program was held in Vienna.
This will be the first round of negotiations to resume the "Joint Comprehensive Action Plan" after the new Iranian government led by Leahy came to power in August.
Mora, Deputy Secretary-General of the European Union’s External Action Agency, presided over the meeting. Representatives from China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and Iran attended the meeting.
In addition, the National News Agency of Iran exclusively disclosed the members of the Iranian negotiating delegation, headed by Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator and Iran’s deputy foreign minister Ali Bagri-Kani, and a group of Iranian ministries who are the most outstanding in professional fields such as law, banking and energy. Of experts.
These include Mehdi Safari, Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Reza Najafi, former Deputy Minister of Law and International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ibolasim Shabani, Chairman of the Economic Committee of the Foreign Relations Strategy Committee, and And Ali Fekeri, Deputy Minister of Finance and Director-General of the Investment Organization.
In an interview with the British newspaper The Independent recently, Bagri Kani believed that the Biden administration must lift all sanctions against Iran "to relieve our political confusion", otherwise the Iran nuclear talks will fail.
He also stated that Iran "requires the other party to guarantee not to withdraw from the agreement, not to implement and enforce new sanctions, and not to restore and re-implement previous sanctions."
On the 26th, Iranian Foreign Minister Abdullahhiyan and the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Borelli said on the phone that Iran would participate in the Iranian nuclear negotiations "in good faith" and hoped to reach a "good and feasible agreement" with all parties. Verification” agreement.
He said that returning to the Iranian nuclear agreement means "compliance with all its terms and contents." Western countries must participate in a new round of negotiations in a "new and constructive" way.
In July 2015, Iran and the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, and Germany reached a "Joint Comprehensive Action Plan" (i.e., the Iran Nuclear Agreement) aimed at resolving the Iranian nuclear issue.
According to the agreement, Iran promised to restrict its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of sanctions against Iran by the international community.
In May 2018, the United States announced its unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement and comprehensively restored sanctions against Iran in phases, including secondary sanctions against countries that do business with Iran.
One year later, Iran requires other parties to the Iran nuclear agreement to fulfill their obligations under the agreement, otherwise they will reduce their obligations under the Iran nuclear agreement in stages.
On June 20, 2021, the sixth round of negotiations on the comprehensive restoration of the "Joint Comprehensive Action Plan" ended in Vienna.
The Iranian side said at the time that it would continue negotiations after the new government took office.Keywords: