Tehran (IP)- Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs announced in a tweet his upcoming meeting with Enrique Mora, the Deputy Secretary-General at European Union on Thursday to discuss reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran PressIran news:  Ali Bagheri-Kani wrote in his tweet: In line with recent regional and international consultations, I will host  EU's Deputy Secretary-General  Enrique Mora on Thursday.

Saeed Khatibzadeh, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman also announced that Enrique Mora, EU's Representative in the Vienna talks on reviving the Iranian nuclear deal, would visit Tehran on Thursday.

This is while Shuttle diplomacy between the participants in the talks, including Iran from one side and China, France, Germany, Russia, and the UK at the other side has picked up recently, and a restart of broader talks could happen within the next three weeks.

Earlier, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian had announced that talks would resume soon.

Iran remains ready to return to nuclear talks "very soon," but the Biden administration has sent a "negative sign" by failing to lift economic sanctions and imposing new sanctions against Tehran, Iran's foreign minister told NBC News.

Amir-Abdollahian added that US President Joe Biden needed to back up his talk of diplomacy with concrete actions to show Iran that Washington is serious about restoring a 2015 nuclear deal.

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"In other words, President Biden was and is criticizing the behavior of his predecessor, Donald Trump towards Iran, but at the same time, the volume of the file of sanctions that Trump built against Iran is being carried carefully by Biden," he reminded.

 According to Amir Abdollahian, negotiations that result in only drinking coffee do not serve Iran.

Under a 2015 deal called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran curbed its uranium enrichment program in return for lifting economic sanctions, but former US President Donald Trump quit the agreement in 2018, and know the Israeli government is the main opposition to US efforts to revive the deal.


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