the president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani confirmed, on Wednesday, that the country has the capacity to enrich uranium to 90%.Amid tensions over Tehran’s violations of the 2015 nuclear deal after the United States unilaterally withdrew from the accord in 2018.
“Atomic Energy Organization” Iran (OEAI) can enrich uranium to 20 percent, to 60 percent, and if one day our reactor needs it, it can produce 90 percent enriched uranium.”According to him, according to the Iranian News Agency More.
As the president said so He hopes his successor can strike a deal to lift US sanctions, which means the nuclear talks will not end before his term expires in August.
Islamic Republic Talks have been underway since April in Vienna with major powers to revitalize the stalled 2015 nuclear deal.
Relief Convention offered to Tehran’s international sanctions in exchange for limiting its nuclear program, But it was shattered in 2018 when former US President Donald Trump withdrew and reimposed sanctions.
He said the “mission was ready” to be accomplished. Rouhani in conversations, speaking at a televised meeting of the Council of Ministers.
But “They took the opportunity away from the Twelfth Administration,” He added about his government without going into further details. We hope the 13th administration will finish this post.”
Rouhani will hand over power in early August to the former head of the ultra-conservative judiciary Ibrahim RaisiWho won the presidential election last month.
Trump’s successor, Joe Biden expressed his willingness to return to the agreement and entered into indirect negotiations with Iran While the other states party to the agreement (Great Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia) are holding talks in Vienna.
They have held six rounds of talks, the last of which ended on June 20 with no date set for a new round.
The United States and France warned Iran in late June that time was running out to reactivate the agreement.To which Tehran responded by saying that it hopes for others Make decisions.
The conservative camp in Iran, which deeply distrusts the United States, has She repeatedly attacked Rouhani over the failed nuclear deal الصفقةreached six years ago on Wednesday.
Despite this, prominent Iranian political figures, including Raisi, have expressed a There is broad agreement that the country should seek an end to US sanctions.
“Any negotiations that guarantee national interests will certainly be supported, but we will not allow negotiations to be for the sake of negotiations,” he added.Raisi said on June 21.
. addede “Any meeting must lead to a result for the Iranian nation.”.
Rouhani’s government insisted on this Iran’s basic position on the nuclear talks will remain the same.
Final political power in Iran rests with the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, which gave the green light to both the original nuclear deal and efforts to revive it.
in his speech, Rouhani also insisted that his government “did what was necessary” to lift US sanctions and that Iranians could “see their efforts clearly”. In a State Department report released Monday.
The report, in general, referred to what had been agreed upon in Vienna, and included a note from Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in which he called on all political forces to work together for the success of the talks.
(With information from Europa Press and AFP)