Nuclear deal possible in weeks if Iran takes political decision: US

Reuters
WASHINGTON Published: May 06, 2021, 10:06 PM(IST)

General view of the water facility at Arak south-west of the Iranian capital Tehran. Photograph:( AFP )

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"Is it possible that we`ll see a mutual return to compliance in the next few weeks, or an understanding of mutual compliance? It's possible yes. Is it likely? Only time will tell, because as I said this is ultimately a matter of a political decision that needs to be made in Iran," the official told reporters in a telephone briefing.

There could be an understanding within weeks on how Washington and Tehran might resume compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal but that depends on Iran making the political decision to do so, a senior US State Department official said on Thursday.

"Is it possible that we`ll see a mutual return to compliance in the next few weeks, or an understanding of mutual compliance? It's possible yes. Is it likely? Only time will tell, because as I said this is ultimately a matter of a political decision that needs to be made in Iran," the official told reporters in a telephone briefing.

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