Talks to restore Iran’s nuclear deal with six other countries have ended. According to EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell, a “very good compromise has been reached for all concerned”. In addition to Iran, six other countries were involved in talks to restore the nuclear deal.
After the first failed initiatives, the resumption of talks came as a surprise – now a solution seems to have been found. The text is ready and will now be presented by EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell in the capitals of the countries concerned, a senior EU representative in Vienna said on Monday.
“You have to say yes or no now,” said the diplomat. There is nothing left to negotiate. In his opinion, it is a “very good compromise for all concerned”.
Tehran’s nuclear program is restricted
After nearly two years of negotiations, he expects an answer “within a few weeks, very, very few weeks.” to lift US sanctions and re-limit Tehran’s nuclear program.
Those were the original goals of a 2015 pact designed to prevent Tehran from building nuclear weapons. The United States left the agreement in 2018 under then-President Donald Trump. Germany was also involved in the negotiations in Vienna.