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Promising signs.. Where did the Tehran-EU talks reach?

It appears that positive developments have been recorded over the past two days nuclear talks Between the European Union’s representative, Enrique Mora, and Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, in Doha.

This was confirmed by an informed diplomatic source, explaining that the negotiations led to very positive developments in many issues.

He also added that the talks touched on a number of major sticking points, including uranium enrichment levels and Iran’s cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Serious and constructive meeting

“The current environment is positive for de-escalation,” said the source, who requested anonymity due to the sensitivity of the issue.

Mora, in a tweet on Twitter on Wednesday, described the talks as “intensive”.

While Kani said earlier that he held a “serious and constructive meeting with the European official on a range of issues, including the lifting of sanctions,” which is the main priority for Tehran, which has faced a large number of crushing sanctions over the past year, both by the European Union and the United States. .

Head of the Iranian negotiating delegation, Ali Bagheri Kani (AFP)

It is noteworthy that these meetings in Doha came a week after Kanye met with officials from the signatories to the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” (JCPOA) France, Germany and the United Kingdom.

It also came after a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian to Doha last Tuesday, before he headed on Wednesday to the Sultanate of Oman, which previously witnessed indirect negotiations between Iran and the United States.

Brett McGurk, a senior administration official, had traveled several times in the past to Oman for M.DIndirect discussions With representatives of the Iranian government.

American and European officials have been searching for months for ways to rein in Tehran’s nuclear program since the collapse or cessation of indirect US-Iranian talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear agreement between the two countries, which took place in Vienna for many months last year, with the participation of Britain, China, France and Germany. and Russia.

Then it stopped last August (2022), after the marathon talks that were launched to revive the agreement to limit Iranian nuclear activities, in return for lifting international sanctions, faltered.

This stumbling came after Tehran rejected a proposal or a semi-final draft submitted by the European mediator, amid increasing tensions between Iran and America.



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