U.S. Willing to Lift Sanctions on Iran that Are "Inconsistent" with 2015 Nuclear Deal

(Washington Post) Karen DeYoung - The Biden administration has offered to lift sanctions against Iran that are "inconsistent" with the 2015 nuclear deal, and also those that prevent Iran from accessing broader economic benefits under the agreement, according to a senior State Department official. "That doesn't mean all of them," the official said, adding that "some" are "legitimate," including sanctions related to Iran's terrorism sponsorship, support of proxy wars, and development of ballistic missiles. "If Iran sticks to the position that every sanction since 2017" must be removed, the talks will remain at an "impasse," the official said.

2021-04-12 00:00:00

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