US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said today that he considered a resumption of the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program possible even after the “small progress” observed in the ongoing negotiations in Vienna.
“My personal assessment, after the conversation I had with all my colleagues, is that a return to mutual compliance remains possible,” Blinken told reporters in Berlin after talks with his European counterparts. “We have seen, I would say, little progress in the last two weeks,” he said in Vienna.
For her part, German Foreign Minister Analena Berbock today called for “urgent progress” in the tough negotiations under way in Vienna on Iran’s nuclear program.
“We need very, very urgent progress,” she said at the end of a meeting with her US counterpart, as a timid recovery of optimism has accompanied the Vienna talks for several weeks now, following a difficult start.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in Berlin that the ongoing negotiations in Vienna between the major powers and Iran “could not continue at such a slow pace” at the risk of making it impossible to restart the agreement. Iranian nuclear program.
Describing progress in the negotiations as “partial, timid and slow”, Jean-Yves Le Drian said there was an “urgent need to change the pace or the end of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” would inevitably be called the Iran Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. program.
Source From: Capital