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Iran, Britain, France and Germany have negotiated a JCPOA.

Iran, Britain, France and Germany have negotiated a JCPOA.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kiani held talks with diplomats from Britain, France and Germany in Oslo, the parties discussed the issue of restoring the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

“Some sources said that Iranian and European diplomats met in Norway for talks aimed at resurrecting the 2015 Iran nuclear deal,” the sources said.

It is noted that sources “familiar with the recent interaction of Iranian and European diplomats confirmed that these negotiations took place last week in Oslo.

The negotiations were attended by diplomats from the Foreign Ministries of England, France and Germany, as well as the Deputy Head of the European Union Foreign Service Enrique Mora, who acts as the coordinator at the negotiations in Vienna on the nuclear deal. The Iranian side was represented by the chief negotiator on the JCPOA, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kyani.


In 2015, the United Kingdom, Germany, China, Russia, the United States, France and Iran signed a nuclear deal – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which involved the lifting of sanctions in exchange for limiting Iran’s nuclear program.

In May 2018, the United States, under the leadership of President Donald Trump, withdrew from the JCPOA and reinstated sanctions against Tehran. In response, Iran announced a phased reduction in its obligations under the agreement, waiving restrictions on nuclear research, centrifuges and the level of uranium enrichment.

 


Negotiations were held in Vienna to renew the JCPOA and lift Washington’s sanctions against Tehran. In December 2021, the parties reached an agreement on two draft agreements, in which the European side included the positions of Iran. Iranian spokesman Bagheri Kyani said the talks were going well, but US State Department spokesman Ned Price assessed the progress in Vienna as modest, urging Tehran to take the issue seriously.