Tehran (IP) - A senior Iranian lawmaker unveiled plans to hold the next round of nuclear talks with the JCPOA parties on the basis of a new platform.

Iran PressEurope: Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Vahid Jalalzadeh said either the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Supreme National Security Council will handle the next round of nuclear talks on the revival of the 2015 Nuclear Deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Regarding the process of negotiations between Iran and the P4+1 in the Raisi administration, Jalalzadeh said: "As the Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi stated during his election campaign and also in the Parliament, the administration seeks to establish a balanced foreign policy with priority given to relations with neighboring countries and Asia."

Jalalzadeh said: "Determining the fate of negotiations is an important issue that has been inherited from the previous administration, and the Vienna talks must definitely yield to a result."

The senior Iranian lawmaker added: "The framework followed in the Vienna talks and in the previous administration were flawed, and if we can propose a new format in the talks, we can definitely yield a desirable result for the Iranian people."

Jalalzadeh underlined: "We must give a positive pulse to our friends in the region, and we must define a serious relationship with neighboring countries."

The Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission noted that the Vienna talks had not materialized a special achievement for the Islamic Republic of Iran.


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