UN Nuclear Watchdog And Iran Extend Monitoring Deal For A Month

UN Nuclear Watchdog And Iran Extend Monitoring Deal For A Month

The UN nuclear watchdog and Iran said an agreement to monitor Tehran's activities would be extended by a month until June 24, as world powers hold talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal.

Andrew H. Sweet
Andrew H. Sweet
  • Iran insists Washington must lift sanctions imposed after leaving the deal before Tehran pulls back its nuclear activities again.
  • Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said that the talks in Vienna depend on a "political decision" by the U.S. after Washington questioned Tehran's readiness to return to compliance with the accord.
  • The aim is to finish negotiations ahead of Iran's presidential elections in mid-June.

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