Iran says lifting US sanctions ‘insufficient’ to restore nuclear deal
Update: 05 February 2022 18:29 STI
Tehran [Iran]Feb 5 (ANI): Lifting US sanctions on Iran is “insufficient” to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, media said on Saturday quoting Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh .
Iran expects the United States to fulfill its duties and obligations regarding the lifting of sanctions, Khatibzadeh told Xinhua news agency.
“The news we hear today is about one dimension of lifting nuclear sanctions, and everyone knows that’s not enough,” Khatibzadeh said, adding that “what the United States needs to do is lift all sanctions, including nuclear sanctions”.
The US government on Friday reinstated Iran’s sanctions waiver to allow international nuclear cooperation projects, while talks in Vienna, which were launched about 10 months ago to reinstate the JCPOA, have now reached a milestone. crucial.
The Biden administration has reinstated a sanctions waiver for Iran that aims to ensure compliance with nuclear commitments as stakeholders enter the final weeks of negotiations to relaunch the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a source said. senior State Department official to Sputnik.
“Technical discussions facilitated by the waiver are necessary for the final weeks of the JCPOA [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action] talks, and the waiver itself would be key to ensuring Iran’s prompt compliance with its nuclear commitments,” the official said on Friday. -proliferation objectives.”
Regarding the lifting of sanctions, it will allow third parties to have more detailed technical discussions on the disposal of enriched uranium stockpiles in Iran and other non-proliferation activities, the official said. (ANI)