The resolution is to be presented at the regular meeting of the IAEA Governing Council. We have to vote for it on Friday. Germany, France and Britain “express serious concerns” about Tehran’s limited cooperation with the IAEA and “call on Iran to immediately resume its exploration program.”
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. Russia and China are likely to oppose this, which could worsen Iran’s chances of returning to the 2015 summit. Tehran ceased to comply with the US withdrawal in 2018. France, the United Kingdom and Germany tried to keep the agreement alive.
Iran has reached an agreement with France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, China and Germany to pledge to reduce its nuclear activities in exchange for lifting sanctions. The United States signed the agreement under President Barack Obama, but his successor, Donald Trump, resigned. New US President Joe Biden has said the United States could return to the deal.
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) wrote on Sunday that Iran had rejected an EU proposal to hold direct talks with the United States. The Iranians are demanding a guarantee that the United States will lift some sanctions once the talks are over. But Washington refuses to do anything in advance.