Iran has enriched uranium to 63 percent, higher than the announced 60 percent that already complicated talks to revive its nuclear deal with world powers, a report by the UN nuclear watchdog said on Tuesday.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday he was optimistic over talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and said the West has no other choice but to lift the international sanctions against Iran, state media reported.
Indirect negotiations in Vienna to resume the 2015 nuclear deal by the United States and Iran are in "an unclear place," US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Friday.
More than 2,000 retired Israeli officers in a letter called on US President Joe Biden's administration country not to rejoin the Iran nuclear deal.
Iran and world powers said they have made some progress on how to restore the 2015 nuclear accord, Officials from Tehran and EU announced.
Natanz nuclear facility in the Iran’s central province of Isfahan has been reportedly hit by a cyber-attack on Sunday, the country’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi confirmed.
Tehran announced Saturday it has started up advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges, Iranian media covered the news.
Washington is ready to discuss sanctions relief with Tehran based on the terms of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, State Department spokesman Ned Price said ahead of Tuesday’s indirect talks with the country.
The European Union says Iran, a group of European countries, Russia and China will hold virtual talks on April 2 about the possible return of the United States to a 2015 nuclear deal.
Advisors to the US President Joe Biden believe Iran wants to start debating the 2015 nuclear deal, Reuters reported.