#JCPOA

.Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Abbas Araghchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister, said Iran was in transition. (Photo credit: Twitter/@araghchi)

  • Iran is in talks since April in Vienna with major powers on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal
  • Ebrahim Raisi won a presidential election in June and will take office on August 5
  • "Vienna talks must await our new administration," Abbas Araghchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister, said

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price.(Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Ned Price said there was no set timeline for closing the window on negotiations
  • Iran has gradually moved away from the terms of the 2015 deal
  • The talks between the west and Iran, which began in April, have not moved forward in recent weeks.

.Vienna, Austria
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A senior State Department official confirmed "there are active discussions"
  • Indirect negotiations began at the start of April between US and Iran
  • The goal is to find a way back to the nuclear accord

.Vienna, Austria
Russian President Vladimir Putin shows a thumbs-up as he takes part in a ceremony with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • "How long? Nobody knows,"  Russian envoy Mikhail Ulyanov said on how long it will take to restore the agreement
  • Iran has refused to meet US negotiators at the latest talks, meaning European players will act as intermediaries
  • Iran confirmed in January it was enriching uranium to 20% purity

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Donald Trump pulled out of the JCPOA agreement in 2018. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Germany, France and Britain had planned to criticize Iran's suspension of IAEA inspections
  • Iran has welcomed this decision
  • JCPOA was signed in 2015 and imposed a 15-year ban on Iran's uranium metal production

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden has recently been active about the foreign policy of US (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • He reaffirmed that the US is prepared to restart negotiations with the P5+1
  • Iran has maintained a threat of restricting access to UN inspectors 
  • US Secretary of State called the restrictions on UN officials a "dangerous move" 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden made it clear that he prefers the path of traditional diplomacy (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Biden's administration agreed to share a platform to renegotiate the Iran nuclear deal
  • A response statement is awaited  by the Iranian authorities
  • The US ambassador to the UN debunked the claims made by Trump on sanctions imposed on Iran by the UN

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden was talking in a television interview. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Joe Biden said Iran must first adhere to its nuclear deal commitments
  • He conveyed that Iran needs to stop enriching uranium beyond the limits permitted under the nuclear deal
  • On January 4, Iran announced it had stepped up its uranium enrichment process to 20% purity

.Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
Hassan Rouhani has been the President of Iran since August 2013(Photo Credit: Twitter/@HassanRouhani)

  • US President Joe Biden has shown interest in rejoining JCPOA
  • Iran's FM has asked the EU to intervene in the re-estabilishment of the deal
  • Saudi Arabia has requested to be included in the negotiations of the deal

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
JCPOA members without the main engine, US.(Photo Credit:AFP)

  • Iran has urged the US to lift the sanctions imposed by former President Donald Trump
  • US wants Tehran to fully comply with the terms of the JCPOA
  • Iran's FM has suggested the intervention of EU to "synchronize" the deal