US, UK, France, Germany say they’re concerned about Iran’s ‘provocative nuclear steps’ in G20 statement, urge ‘full compliance’
The United States, United Kingdom, France, and Germany issued a joint statement on Saturday expressing “grave and growing concern” over Iran’s nuclear program and urging President Ebrahim Raisi to return to “full compliance.”
The world’s leaders warned about the statements signed by Joe Biden (US President), Boris Johnson (UK Prime Minister), Emmanuel Macron Macron (France) and Angela Merkel (German Chancellor) at the G20 conference held in Rome, Italy. “the risks posed to international security by Iran’s escalating nuclear program.”
“We expressed our determination to ensure that Iran can never develop or acquire a nuclear weapon and shared our grave and growing concern that, while Iran halted negotiations on a return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) since June, it has accelerated the pace of provocative nuclear steps,”The statement stated that Iran had “no credible civilian need”For the production “highly enriched uranium.”
The statement praised Biden’s “clearly demonstrated commitment to return the U.S. to full compliance with the JCPOA”You can keep it going for as long as “Iran does the same,”Raisi was asked to be more thoughtful. “Iran’s economic growth”Should the country agree to the nuclear agreement, sanctions should be lifted against the country.
“We call upon President Raisi to seize this opportunity and return to a good faith effort to conclude our negotiations as a matter of urgency,”It was warned by world leaders “is the only sure way to avoid a dangerous escalation, which is not in any country’s interest.”
In a joint statement, the leaders of France, Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Germany pledged to continue working with Russia and China to solve the problem.
Despite repeated discussions, Iran and the US have not returned to the Iran nuclear deal – also known as the JCPOA – since former president Donald Trump withdrew the US in 2018 and imposed further sanctions on Iran.
Biden expressed an interest in the return of the USA to the agreement since January’s inauguration, but they have yet to reach an agreement.
Iran announced this week that it will resume negotiations with the United States by November 31st.
In August, the UK, France, and Germany issued a joint statement expressing concern over Iran’s nuclear program.
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