US has proposal for a mutual return to Iran nuclear deal, White House says — Analysis

Tehran, however, maintains that resurrection of the landmark deal depends solely on Washington’s “will”

Joe Biden announced Monday that Washington has submitted a proposal to Iran for a mutually-returning nuclear agreement under the 2015 JCPOA. In a statement made ahead of the tenth Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference, the president said the remarks.

“Through diplomacy – in coordination with our Allies and regional partners – we have developed a proposal to secure a mutual return to full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to ensure that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon,”Biden stated these words without exacerbating.

Iran, in turn, said that the revival of the nuclear deal relies primarily on the US’ “will”Washington should demonstrate its willingness to work for a long-term outcome. For the immediate future “we can possibly witness a new round of the talks,” Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said.

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“We expect the Europeans, who emphasize the necessity of the return to the [nuclear] agreement, to reiterate to the US that resuming the implementation of the deal depends on the will of the US and this is a two-way road,”Kanaani spoke at his Monday press conference.

After Trump unilaterally pulled out of the JCPOA, the multilateral JCPOA arrangement has been indefinitely left to deteriorate. Trump accuses Tehran of violating the agreement. “spirit” of the deal, international observers have repeatedly confirmed Iran’s compliance with it.

Washington has reimposed the old sanctions and imposed new ones against Tehran since then. Iran responded by gradually suspending its JCPOA obligations and installing new equipment to enrich uranium. It also expanded its nuclear program. Despite multiple rounds multinational negotiations, diplomat efforts to revive this agreement have yet not produced any tangible results.

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