It is not entirely clear when negotiations will resume, but the EU representative told Reuters that there is a clearer picture today of the political situation in Iran to reach an agreement.
Enrique Mora told reporters that he believed that success had been achieved and that it would only be possible to decide in the next session how close it was to a settlement.
But the United States notes that there are still differences of opinion on critical issues.
There is still a long way to go when it comes to important issues. Among them are sanctions (targeting Iran) and promises about Iran’s nuclear energy that the country must make, US government security adviser Jake Sullivan tells ABC Media.
Discussions started in April with the aim of reformulating some form of a nuclear energy agreement with Iran. The agreement, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which was signed in 2015, has been torn apart by the United States under President Donald Trump. Sanctions were imposed on Iran at the same time.
Successor Joe Biden has demonstrated his willingness to return to a multilateral solution aimed at preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. At the same time, negotiations were awaiting the presidential elections in Iran, where the rulers could witness the election of their main candidate.
Meetings between Britain, China, Germany, France, Russia and Iran have been held in the Austrian capital Vienna since April. The United States has been involved indirectly through proxies.
Iran representatives He breathed success during the meeting.
“Now we are closer to an agreement than ever before, but the distance between us and the solution remains, and bringing them together is not easy,” chief Iranian negotiator Abbas Araqchi told Iranian state television from Vienna after the meeting.
He claimed that it was up to “the other side”, that is, the United States, to “fill the gaps”.
Israel has been so far Against the nuclear agreement between Iran and the six countries that negotiated it. Israel also has a new political leadership, with newly appointed Prime Minister Naftali Bennett replacing Benjamin Netanyahu.
But Bennett shows no sign of changing Israel’s attitude toward Iran. After President Raisi’s election victory, Bennett wrote that Iran with Raisi as president would be “a regime of brutal torturers” with whom the nations of the world should not negotiate a nuclear energy agreement.