Iranian Overseas Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian known as on the US aspect to take what he described as the suitable path to reaching the nuclear deal, as a substitute of enjoying with time and phrases.
At a press convention within the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on Thursday, Abdullahian welcomed the return of relations with Saudi Arabia, however mentioned Tehran was getting combined messages from Riyadh.
The Iranian minister mentioned that reaching an settlement on his nation's nuclear program may occur at any time if Washington took a sensible view of issues, he mentioned, noting that the difficulty of lifting sanctions towards Tehran n was not absolutely resolved.
However Abdullahian warned that Tehran's preparation for what he described as a great, stable and secure deal won't come on the expense of Iran's crimson strains, he mentioned, stressing that “any remaining nuclear deal will profit the peoples of the area”.
Throughout a go to to Damascus on Wednesday, Abdullahian mentioned his nation and world powers had been nearer than ever to reaching an settlement in Vienna.
However U.S. officers have been extra cautious of their evaluation of efforts to revive the 2015 deal, which limits Iran's nuclear program in return for lifting financial sanctions on it.
US Nationwide Safety Adviser Jake Sullivan mentioned on Wednesday that america and its allies had made progress in Iran nuclear talks, however issues remained and it was unclear whether or not they could be resolved.
The Vienna talks, of their newest spherical, got here near reaching an settlement when Russia made last-minute calls for of america and insisted on making certain that the sanctions imposed on Moscow for its warfare towards Ukraine wouldn't wouldn't hurt its commerce with Iran.
Relations with Saudi Arabia
On one other topic, throughout the identical press convention in Beirut, the Iranian minister mentioned that Tehran welcomes the return of bilateral relations with Saudi Arabia, “however thus far it has acquired combined messages from the a part of the dominion. We anticipate the Saudis to behave within the curiosity of the area.”
Saudi Arabia and Iran started direct talks final 12 months in an try and include tensions between the 2 international locations.
Iraq's international minister – who's mediating talks between the 2 sides in Baghdad – beforehand mentioned the fifth spherical could be held on March 16, however Iran's Nour information company mentioned Tehran “unilaterally suspended talks with Saudi Arabia” with out giving the explanation.