Tehran (IP) - Iran's Foreign Minister told his French counterpart that the US lacked any initiative for progress in Doha talks on the revival of the JCPOA.

Iran PressIran news: Iran's international nuclear agreement or the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was signed between the country and P5+1 countries (Russia, China, UK, Germany, France, and the US) in 2015, but the US scrapped it on May 18, 2018, re-imposing more sanctions on Iran.

The eighth round of sanctions talks began in Vienna on December 27, after a short break, between Iran and the P4+1 group and without the presence of the US.

In a telephone conversation with the French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna on Sunday, Iran's Hossein Amir-Abdollahian assessed the Doha talks positively and said it was up to the US to put aside non-constructiveness in coming back to the international agreement. 

Related News:

Time, place of negotiations over JCPOA being finalized: Deputy FM

Amir-Abdollahian said Iran always adhered to its commitments and expected the other parties to fulfill their obligations to the deal mutually. 

He emphasized Tehran's readiness to shore up the cooperation with Paris based on mutual respect.

The foreign minister of France welcomed good relations between Tehran and Paris, stressing the continuation of the nuclear talks and lifting sanctions on Iran. 

Catherine Colonna said that an agreement must be reached through negotiations. that deal is beneficial to all parties.


Read More:

West accusation shows lack of seriousness in Doha talks: Raisi