Raisi says Iran will “not leave the negotiating table,” but warns against “excessive” demands

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday that Tehran would resume contacts in Vienna on Jan.

“We will in no way give up the legitimate demands of the Iranian people or what we have clearly said about the withdrawal of repressive sanctions,” said Raisi, who stressed that “the Iranian people always condemn US harassment and interventions in the region Has. “, As reported by the Iranian news agency Tasnim.

Raisi says Iran will “not leave the negotiating table,” but warns against “excessive” demands
Raisi says Iran will “not leave the negotiating table,” but warns against “excessive” demands

He also stressed that the US has been in conflict with Iran for “more than 70 years”. The president said that in the first 30 years the United States had “pillaged” Iranian interests with a coup (in 1953 against then Prime Minister Mohamad Mosadeq) and supported dictators.

Raisi stressed that in the 43 years that have passed since the 1979 Islamic Revolution led by Ayatollah Ruholah Khomeini, “the Iranian nation has won the battle against the endless hostilities of the United States,” the IRNA agency reports. .

The Iranian President’s words came after the European Union (EU) announced that talks would resume in Vienna on November 29, a date confirmed by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Baqeri Kani through his Twitter account.

Afterward, State Department spokesman Ned Price said it was “quick” to reach an agreement on Washington’s return to the nuclear deal, which it unilaterally abandoned in 2018, and Iran’s compliance with all of its clauses.

Iran has announced that it will withdraw its commitments on several points of the 2015 nuclear deal after the United States unilaterally abandoned the pact in 2018, despite the fact that the Iranian authorities have argued that if the United States lifts the sanctions and, these steps can be reversed return to the agreement.

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