Final decision near Iran nuclear deal conversations


In Vienna, the capital of Austria, negotiations were announced, during which the full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal was carried out.


It was called the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (KOEP)”, which lasted for about 3 months, and the return of the United States to the agreement was discussed and expired.

High-level representatives from Russia, China, Germany, England, France, and Iran also attended the KOEP Joint Committee.

Which met together headed by Enrique Mora, Deputy Secretary-General and Political Director of the External Relations Department of the European Union on behalf of Al-Sami.

The European Union (EU) Representative for Foreign Relations and Security Policy also joined.

Mora, Deputy Secretary-General of the European Union’s External Relations Service, said the sixth session of the talks that started last week has ended.


“We are close to an agreement, but we haven’t reached it yet”

Referring to progress in negotiations for the lifting of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the full implementation of the agreement by Iran.

“We made progress in this sixth session, we are close to an agreement, but we are not there yet, we are close to where we were a week ago but we are not there yet,” Mora said.

Mora noted that issues in many technical areas have been clarified and that this situation makes the task of decision-makers easier.

She indicated that her expectation was that representatives going to their countries would attend the next meeting with clear and constructive ideas for completion.


Antalya Diplomatic Forum

Mora said that the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Relations and Security Policy Josep Borrell met with the US parties at the EU-US summit at the beginning of the week.

And with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif within the scope of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Turkey, where he stated that he did.

Mora confirmed that they are closely following the developments of the technical agreement between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, which will expire on June 24, stressing that the agreement between the two parties will be extended again.


“We are closer than ever to an agreement”

“We are much closer than ever to an agreement,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Arkachi said in a statement to Iran’s state-run English-language Press TV.

Arkachi stated that the approach to how to understand the agreement is beginning to be understood much more clearly, and although there is consensus on some basic issues, disagreement on some issues persists.

Noting that a more open approach to differences is provided and that this situation will help decision-makers.

Arkachi said they are much closer to agreement than they have been in the past, but they are not at the point yet.


“We have decided to suspend the talks for the time being”

Arkachi reiterated that there is still a lot of work to be done, “We have decided to take a break from the talks for now and go home.

But this break will not only be for evaluation, but this time it will also be for decision making.”

The permanent representative of Russia to the United Nations, the Vienna office, Mikhail Ulyanov, also stated that the two parties may meet within 10 days for the next meeting, but no specific date has been set yet.

Ulyanov said that since the beginning of the negotiations the goal has been to return to the essence of the agreement signed in 2015 and that there is no different approach.


Ulyanov indicated that he is still very optimistic and stressed that there are many opportunities to reach the final result.

He also confirmed that a final agreement could be reached in mid-July if there was no negative development.

Ulyanov shared the opinion that “I am not alone, but the other parties to the agreement see that we are very close to success, but again, serious and goal-oriented efforts are needed.”

Ulyanov also indicated that the US sanctions against religious leaders in Iran are incomprehensible, adding that Iran is making efforts to lift the largest possible number of sanctions.