Iran has asked the US to release $ 10 billion of its currency to resume nuclear talks, Iran’s foreign minister said on Saturday.
Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said the non-release was a sign of interest, according to Reuters.
“Americans have tried to communicate with us through various means (at the UN General Assembly) in New York, and I have told supporters if the American intentions are serious so a serious signal was needed … with a reported $ 10 billion,” the official said during a state television interview, Reuters said..
“They do not want to release $ 10 million for the Iranian nation so that we can say that the Americans once in a decade have considered the interests of the Iranian nation,” he added.
Iran has not been able to secure billions of dollars of its foreign currency due to US sanctions in the country.
The U.S. has been trying to resume nuclear talks with Iran after the launch President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden’s Red Queen justice: The destruction of all investigations and the reputation of border patrons Trump asks the judge to force Twitter to lift Trump’s ban on Schumer’s occasional Ocasio-Cortez controversy removed the country from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JPCOA), commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal, in 2018. The agreement was first ratified under the former President ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaMemo: Progressives rejoice in energy-acquired Power Weeks: DRM Baseball Game, ashes trees and sea horse Judge asks private law enforcement of Texas abortion abortion MORE with other countries in 2015.
The JCPOA initially included significant international powers such as China, Russia, the UK, Germany and France. As part of the agreement, Iran would reduce its uranium enrichment, a nuclear material used. In exchange, the US would impose sanctions on sugar in the Middle East.
Iran suspended its compliance with the 2019 nuclear deal.
France and Germany have encouraged nuclear talks to begin in the early summer.
Nuclear talks took place in Vienna but were stopped in June, and the US was indirectly involved in negotiations through allies.
President of Iran Ibrahim President he said in September he wanted to resume nuclear talks with the aim of “eliminating all oppressive sanctions.”
Amirabdollahian said the country would “soon” return to Vienna for talks on a nuclear deal.
The United Nations nuclear watchdog said Iran already exists failed to imitate and a nuclear test agreement agreed in early September.
The hill reached the State Department for comment.