The story: The Iranian foreign minister's mention of a "September document" has sparked speculations of a potential new agreement to replace the 2015 nuclear deal. However, Tehran insists that the document refers to the draft agreement prepared last autumn to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—the formal name of the nuclear accord.
Meanwhile, the UN nuclear watchdog has ahead of the quarterly meeting of its Board of Governors relayed that Iran has slowed down its accumulation of highly enriched uranium. The development could indicate that Tehran seeks to ease tensions with the west, particularly as the United Nations General Assembly is around the corner.
The coverage: On Sept. 1, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Oman had tabled an initiative to restart talks to...
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