Washington – Agencies:
US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland announced that Iran’s withdrawal of the nuclear deal signed in 2015 would allow it to return its oil to global markets, and help ease some sanctions.
Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum on Friday, Nuland told CNN that the proposed deal would “bring their oil back on the market. It would help provide some relief from the fines imposed on them. But so far they have decided to go this route.” not done.”
She also added that “it is up to Iran, and ultimately for the Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, to agree on what is on the table,” as she said.
Although he insisted that “if Khamenei does not accept the agreement, we will certainly have to increase the pressure,” without going into details of the steps the United States might take.
The statement came after the head of British intelligence announced on Thursday that he suspected Iranian leader Ali Khamenei wanted to revive the nuclear deal with the major powers.
“I don’t think the Iranians want that,” MI6 chief Richard Moore told the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado.
It is noteworthy that in late June in Qatar’s capital Doha, indirect talks were held between the United States and Iran, brokered by the European Union, aimed at resuming the Vienna talks that began in April 2021. 2015 Agreement (Joint Comprehensive Action Plan).
According to Washington, the talks in Doha did not allow “any progress”.