President Raeisi: Iran serious, seeking good deal in Vienna talks

President Raeisi: Iran serious, seeking good deal in Vienna talks

Iran’s president says the ongoing negotiations in Vienna will result in a good deal if the other parties are determined to remove US sanctions against Tehran.

Addressing Iranian ambassadors and heads of Iranian diplomatic missions in neighboring countries on Saturday, President Ebrahim Raeisi said Tehran definitely pursues such an agreement.

“The fact that we presented the text of Iran’s proposal to the negotiating parties shows that we are serious in the talks, and if the other side is also serious about the removal of sanctions, we will achieve a good agreement. We are definitely after a good agreement,” he said.

Last week, Iran submitted two draft proposals to the other parties concerning the removal of sanctions and Tehran’s nuclear commitments, but the Europeans requested a break to take them to their capitals for discussion.

The talks resumed on Thursday, with Iran’s top negotiator, Ali Bagheri Kani, stressing that Tehran is sticking to the stance it laid out last…

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