Iranian Nuclear | Negotiations between Iran and the great powers are close to an agreement

Negotiations to salvage the nuclear deal with Iran appear to be bearing fruit. This Sunday, Iran and the five great powers, Germany, China, France, the United Kingdom and Russia, have held a new round of talks in Vienna and, according to Enrique Mora, the Spanish diplomat who coordinates contacts on behalf of the European Union, the agreement is closer than ever.

“We are closer than we were a week ago, but we have not yet achieved it. We have made progress on a series of technical issues, some of them quite complex. And that clarity also allows us to have a clear idea of ​​what the political problems are. “, he claimed.

The contacts took place a day after the election as president of Iran of the ultra-conservative cleric Ebrahim Raisí. “It is not my place to judge what the new political environment is in Tehran -Mora has reacted-. We will have a clearer idea when we meet again. “

Delegations return to their countries to receive instructions

As the Iranian negotiator, Abbas Araghchi, explained to the press, the participating delegations, including the American one that takes part indirectly, will now return to their capitals to receive instructions before returning to Vienna.

The Russian negotiator, Mikhail Ulilanov, was also optimistic about the possibility of reaching an agreement and He even considered a date, mid-Julyas long as governments step up.

“Diplomatic efforts to find a common language have been almost completely exhausted. So the time has come for political decisionssaid Ulyanov.

Benet: “Understand who they are doing business with. They are murderers.”

The new prime minister of Israel, Naftalí Benet, has called on the great powers to reconsider the nuclear agreement, warning about the figure of the next president of Iran.

“The election of Raisí I would say is the last chance for world powers to wake up before going back to the nuclear deal, and understand who they are doing business with. These guys are murderers, mass murderers,” he stressed.

The rigorous Raisí will succeed the moderate Hasan Rohaní in August. Although his political current is characterized by rejection of the West, during the campaign he stressed that his priority is to lift sanctions so that Iran can emerge from the economic crisis.