Iran's foreign minister has told a closed-door parliamentary session that Tehran expects US "goodwill" and actions before it returns to nuclear talks.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell said Friday that he would meet with Iranian diplomats for nuclear talks in Brussels instead of Vienna, the main venue of talks.
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said on Friday that Iran was accelerating its nuclear activities and putting the region in “a very dangerous place”.
The visit of a top EU official to Tehran seems not to have produced any immediate results for resuming nuclear talks in Vienna, European officials indicate.
In a string of visits by Middle Eastern allies to Washington this week Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has also met with the Secretary of State to discuss Iran.
Enrique Mora, European Union’s lead negotiator on Iran’s nuclear issue met with Ali Bagheri, political deputy of Iran’s foreign ministry in Tehran, on Thursday.
Today a split-screen emerged over Iran policy, as EU envoy Enrique Mora prepared to travel to Iran on Thursday in a bid to revive the stalemated nuclear talks.
A pending visit to Tehran by the EU coordinator for talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal cannot be deemed "business as usual" European diplomats have said.
Rob Malley, the US special envoy for Iran, said Wednesday there had been “too much focus on the date” for resuming the Vienna nuclear talks with Tehran.
A pending visit to Tehran by the European Union's coordinator for talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal is vital to its future, France said on Wednesday.