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Borrell announces deal with Iran to resume talks

Tehran, IRNA – The European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Saturday in a series of tweets announced a deal with Iran to resume nuclear talks.

“In meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian @Amirabdolahian, we agreed on resumption of negotiations between Iran and US in the coming days, facilitated by my team, to solve the last outstanding issues”, Borrell wrote on his Twitter account.

In another Tweet, he said that “our bilateral relations have enormous potential but without a working JCPOA we cannot fully develop our relationship. Also raised urgent matters such as the highly disconcerting detention of EU citizens in Iran and asked for their release”.

“My visit to Tehran has one main objective: give new momentum to the negotiations and bring the nuclear deal #JCPOA back on track”, he highlighted in his third tweet.

He added “since I paused the Vienna talks, three months have passed. We need to break the current dynamic of escalation and speed up our work. We need to close the deal now.”

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell met and held talks with Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on Saturday morning in Tehran.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency


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