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Iran says US must make 'political' decision to rejoin deal

Both Iran and the United States are portraying each other as being opposed to making political concessions.
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The eighth round of negotiations to get Iran and the United States back into the 2015 nuclear deal began in Vienna yesterday with a bilateral meeting between Iranian and European Union officials. 

An Iranian official described as being “close to the negotiation team” told Tasnim News Agency that “Iran has made its political decision” regarding the current negotiations. He added, “The biggest obstacle is the lack of political decision by the US. The US should be concerned about losing this opportunity.” 

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