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Pessimism prevails as Iran nuclear talks resume

Ahead of the new round, Iran’s foreign minister expressed doubt that the Western sides were ready to accept Tehran’s demands, while the United States spoke of “additional measures” if diplomacy was heading toward failure.
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Caution, or perhaps a lack of optimism, filled the atmosphere in Vienna’s Coburg Hotel as representatives from Iran and world powers convened for a fresh round of talks on resurrecting the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

On the eve of the new meetings, Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian did not appear overoptimistic in comments that further marked the complexities ahead.

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