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Wed, 20 Nov 2019 04:25 GMT

Rouhani Expresses Iran's Readiness for Talks with US If Sanctions Lifted

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7Dnews London - Reuters

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:21 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday July 14th that Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States, under the condition of lifting sanctions and returning to the 2015 nuclear deal.

"We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks with America today, right now and anywhere," Rouhani said in a televised speech.

US President Donald Trump decided last year to withdraw from the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers and reimposed sanctions on Tehran that had been lifted under the pact, which tightened the tensions between the two countries.

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