Reuters exclusively reports U.S. plays down Iran rhetoric, waits to see if Tehran resumes talks - Reuters News Agency
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Reuters exclusively reports U.S. plays down Iran rhetoric, waits to see if Tehran resumes talks

Reuters exclusively reported that a U.S. official played down comments by the Iranian supreme leader that Tehran could enrich uranium to 60% purity, saying that would be concerning but Iran has not done so yet and Washington is waiting to see if Tehran will return to talks. The United States had offered to sit down with the Iranians along with other parties to a 2015 nuclear deal to see if there is a way to return to the pact abandoned by former U.S. President Donald Trump. The crux of the deal was that Iran would limit its uranium enrichment program to make it harder to amass the fissile material for a nuclear weapon – an ambition it has long denied – in return for relief from U.S. and other economic sanctions.

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Topics of Interest: Politics
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Economy & Policy
Regions: Americas
Countries: Iran
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Major Global Story
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets members of the Assembly of Experts in Tehran, Iran February 22, 2021. Official Khamenei Website/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.
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