Jun. 22, 2021

Iran's Raisi nods to JCPOA revival, talks with Saudi Arabia

Iran/Politics

The story: Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi has signaled that he does not oppose indirect talks with the US on the revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which Washington withdrew from in 2018. Raisi, however, emphasized that Iran’s foreign policy will under his tenure encompass more than just the nuclear deal—formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—and that he has no intention to meet US President Joe Biden. He also indicated that he supports dialogue with Saudi Arabia to normalize ties.

The coverage: In his first press conference as president-elect on June 21, Raisi stated that Iran will move beyond its current focus on the troubled nuclear accord...

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