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Raisi to Macron: Iran's 'rights' must be upheld in nuclear talks

During their phone call Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron urged Iran's new president to resume negotiations in Vienna.
Macron and Raisi

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Monday told French President Emmanuel Macron that Iran’s rights must be upheld as part of the nuclear negotiations with the West, Raisi's office said of his first call with a Western leader.  

According to an Iranian readout of the call, Raisi said that both the United States and the Europeans must meet their commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). President Joe Biden has pledged to return the United States to the deal if Tehran meets its obligations under the multilateral accord. 

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