US Will Not Offer Incentives to Get Iran Back to Negotiating Table on Nuclear Deal

The U.S. State Department reiterated Wednesday that the Biden administration will not offer unilateral incentives to get Iran back to the negotiating table on the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—known commonly as the Iran nuclear deal—which former President Donald Trump withdrew from in 2018. “We are not and will not offer any unilateral gestures or incentives to sweeten any sort of deal or to induce Iran to—back to the negotiating table or to a better position at that negotiating table,” State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters on Wednesday. Price was referring to the deal between Iran and six major powers under which Tehran agreed to limit its nuclear program in return for the easing of U.S. and other economic sanctions. The deal made it harder for Iran’s atomic program to be used to produce nuclear weapons, an ambition Tehran denies. Trump pulled the United States out of …
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