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Rohani says the US offered to lift all sanctions in exchange for dialogue

September 27, 2019

GENEVA, Sep 27 (Reuters / EP) –

The United States offered to lift all sanctions against Iran in exchange for talks, Iranian President Hasan Rohani said Friday, returning to his country after participating in the United Nations General Assembly, according to his website.

“The German Chancellor (Angela Merkel), the British Prime Minister (Boris Johnson) and the President of France (Emmanuel Macron) were in New York and insisted that this meeting be held. And the United States says it will lift the sanctions.” , has explained. “It was discussed what sanctions would be lifted and they have clearly said that we will lift all sanctions,” he added.

“But this action did not take place in a way that is acceptable, because (…) before the existence of sanctions and a toxic atmosphere of maximum pressure, even if we want to negotiate with the Americans within the framework of 5 + 1 (in reference to the nuclear agreement), nobody can predict what the outcome of this negotiation will be, “he stressed.