Iran and the main powers within the 2015 nuclear deal on Friday stated they had been prepared to welcome the return of the US to the settlement.
The European Union, China, France, Germany, Russia, Britain and Iran agreed to additional talks subsequent week in Vienna, with separate contacts to happen with US.
What’s going to occur in Vienna?
The remaining members within the nuclear deal stated they might resume additional talks subsequent week “in order to clearly identify sanctions lifting and nuclear implementation measures.”
Crucially, Washington — which unilaterally pulled out of the deal in 2018 underneath President Donald Trump — is about be not directly concerned.
An announcement after Friday’s digital assembly stated the group’s coordinator would “intensify separate contacts in Vienna” with all members of the nuclear settlement and the US.
The group “emphasized their commitment to preserve the JCPOA and discussed modalities to ensure the return to its full and effective implementation,” in a press release utilizing the formal acronym for the accord, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.