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Iranian source rejects removal of sanctions in segments

This week's talks in Vienna have brought officials closer to resolving the nuclear deal crisis, though Iran still insists on full sanctions removal. 
In this handout provided by the EU Delegation in Vienna, Representatives of the European Union (L) and Iran (R) attend the Iran nuclear talks at the Grand Hotel on April 06, 2021 in Vienna, Austria.

Despite reports of progress that came this week out of Iran nuclear deal talks in Vienna, Iran’s Press TV says a source tells it that Tehran is rejecting "segmentation” of US sanctions. This appears to mean that Iran, before it moves to again comply with the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), wants a complete removal of the sanctions President Donald Trump reapplied when he exited the deal in 2018.

Press TV issued its report April 7, after top officials from Iran and the remaining countries in the 2015 nuclear deal (Russia, China, Germany, France and Britain) gathered in Austria this week to discuss US reentry into the JCPOA.

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