The goal is to recover the treaty that was broken in 2018 by former President Donald Trump, which imposed sanctions on the Middle East country.
You U.S formally signaled their interest in resuming negotiations with the Will over the nuclear deal. This Thursday, the 18th, the US Secretary of State, Antony Blink, met by videoconference with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, do UK, Dominic Raab, and from Germany, Heiko Maas, to ask the Islamic republic to respect the limit for the enrichment of uranium and allow the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspect your atomic installations. The 2015 treaty was also signed by the Russia and for China, in addition to the other countries of the European Union, whose representatives did not attend the meeting. The initiative is related to the arrival of Joe Biden on White House and his expressed desire during the election campaign to reintegrate the United States into the agreement, which was broken by the former president Donald Trump in 2018. Since then, Iran has responded to economic sanctions by carrying out nuclear activities that go beyond what is allowed and is now threatening to block inspections by international organizations.
In the past few weeks, the United States and Iran have been fighting over who should return to comply with the nuclear agreement first. On February 7, President Joe Biden said he would not lift economic sanctions while the Middle East did not stop enriching uranium, which would prevent the nation from developing nuclear weapons. On the same day, the supreme leader Ali Khamenei he warned that he would only respect the limits established in the treaty when the sanctions were lifted. Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, repeated this speech on Friday, 19. Through his Twitter profile, he said the country would “immediately annul” its reprisal measures if the United States “withdraw without all conditions the sanctions imposed, reimposed or renamed by Trump ”.
US acknowledged Pompeo’s claims re Res. 2231 had no legal validity.
In compliance w/ 2231:
US unconditionally & effectively lift all sanctions imposed, re-imposed or re-labeled by Trump.
We will then immediately reverse all remedial measures.
– Javad Zarif (@JZarif)