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Iranian President Says Tehran Ready To Negotiate With Washington If It Apologizes For Leaving Nuclear Deal

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Iranian President Says Tehran Ready To Negotiate With Washington If It Apologizes For Leaving Nuclear Deal

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In a televised speech, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Tehran was ready to negotiate with Washington, but only if the US first apologized for leaving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, Iran Nuclear Deal).

In a tweet in early June, Trump repeated Washington’s call for a new deal with Tehran aimed at putting stricter limits on Tehran’s nuclear work, curbs its ballistic missile program and ends its decades of regional proxy wars.

Hassan Rouhani said the following, in his televised address:

“We have no problem with talks with the U.S., but only if Washington fulfils its obligations under the nuclear deal, apologies and compensates Tehran for its withdrawal from the 2015 deal,” Rouhani said in a televised speech.

“But we know these calls for talks with Tehran are just words and lies,” he added.

Iran has gradually reduced compliance with the Nuclear Deal, as it believes that the other signatories of the deal, including several EU countries and Russia are failing to uphold their side of the deal.

“The Europeans have failed to fulfil their promises. They should carry out their obligations,” Rouhani said.

Rouhani also condemned a resolution by the U.N. nuclear watchdog passed on June 19th that called on Iran to stop denying the agency access to two suspected former sites and to cooperate fully with it.

“Iran is ready to cooperate with the (International Atomic Energy Agency) IAEA under law,” he said.

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi lambasted IAEA Board of Governors’ political resolution as an unconstructive, irresponsible and unacceptable act, saying that the UK, France and Germany’s move with regard to the resolution is strongly condemned.

“Magnifying the Agency’s requests by some governments, led by the US, is a clear attempt to create a new crisis for cooperation between Iran and the IAEA,” he said, noting that the basis of such requests by the IAEA is questionable.

Mousavi called on members of the board of governors to be vigilant against the US and Zionist regime’s attempts to reopen the old forged cases that had previously been proven baseless and closed by the entity itself.

Iranian state outlet IRNA interviewed lead spokesperson for the external affairs of the European Union Peter Stano.

He said the EU continues to fully support the work of the IAEA in monitoring and verifying the entirety of Iran’s nuclear activities.

In former US National Security Adviser John Bolton’s book, the work of Iran’s negotiators on the deal was actually praised.

“On 20 July 2015, the Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2231 (2015) endorsing the JCPOA,” according to UNSC website.

“The Security Council affirmed that conclusion of the JCPOA marked a fundamental shift in its consideration of the Iranian nuclear issue, expressed its desire to build a new relationship with Iran strengthened by the implementation of the JCPOA and to bring to a satisfactory conclusion its consideration of this matter.”

“The Security Council further affirmed that full implementation of the JCPOA would contribute to building confidence in the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear programme and emphasized that the JCPOA is conducive to promoting and facilitating the development of normal economic and trade contacts and cooperation with Iran,” it added.

An advisor to President Hassan Rouhani, Hesamodin Ashna, said that Bolton believed that the JCPOA makes Iran more powerful without being able to control or reduce Iran’s military or security power.


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US apologise! not a chance, they only issue orders.


An apology from the U.S. is on better than it’s agreements or treaties it signs. They mean NOTHING.

Charles Homer

Here is an article that looks at the recent results of a meeting between Russia and Iran:


Despite Washington’s best efforts to isolate Iran with the use of sanctions, it is increasingly clear that Iran does not stand alone.

Swift Laggard II

iran stands very much alone. i hope their decision makers are not as deluded as you are. after thousands of airstrikes by enemies in syria, iran would be stoopid to imagine russi is their ally. russi has no friends

Assad must stay

Best not to negotiate at all with them what is the point? Negotiate for what? How can you trust them again?


Well, the Iranian president is stupid then. Really, how stupid can you get?

Free man

This is the Iranian way of saying – we want to negotiate with the Americans provided they treat us with dignity.

Tommy Jensen

Its always the same bs.
Russia wants to be “equal partners”, Iran wants to be treated as an old lady “with dignity”, China wants to be “admired” because 100 Chinese use the same konfutse toilet, and India wants to be “respected” because they have learned english.
Come on, get on the horse man.

Free man

This is the result of different perceptions and values.
The Iran-Iraq war went on for many years, unnecessarily, because the Iranians were unable to forgive Saddam’s invasion. It was a humiliation that they were determined to avenge no matter what.


But we know the U.S. doesn’t treat anyone with dignity. They try to lord over everyone and make them bow to their will.

Free man

The Iranian president requests a goodwill gesture from Trump.
He may get it, as in the North Korea case.


And what good did it do North Korea? Nothing. The U.S. doesn’t want agreements, they want submission.

Free man

I also think that the parties cannot reach an agreement.
But apparently the Iranian president thinks they have no choice but to negotiate.


I can understand the perceived need to negotiate but as long as the U.S. dollar is supreme and they can weaponize it then only negotiation will be how others can bow to U.S. hegemony.

Free man

The Iranian people are proud people. The issue of honor is very important for them. If the Iranian president talks about negotiations with the big Satan, it is only because he thinks he has no choice. Iran doesn’t have the privilege of fighting the dollar’s hegemony.


I understand that but surely he knows that no good can come from it. Unless he is willing to cede Iran’s sovereignty, but then where will Iran’s pride and honor be?

Free man

He needs to feed his people.


Satan truly does rule this world.

Rev_13:17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

Free man

Apparently the mullahs regime realize they can’t wait for the November elections. If they don’t start negotiations with the Americans soon, the Iranian economy may collapse until November.


Keep dreaming those wet dreams.

Free man

$ 1 = 200,000 real.
G o o d l u c k.


Yep. And with all their obscene never-ending wars and sanctions the Yanks haven’t won a single war since WW2, and even the latter was actually won by the Soviets.

So, winning the war with Iran, keep dreaming your wet dreams.

Free man

Funny, negotiations between the US and Iran is the bad dream of the hard liners in Iran and Netanyahu. interesting.

Tommy Jensen

No more apologizes! America has already apologized enough.
When we do something this is wrong, and when America dont do something about your guys problems, this is also wrong.
In both cases we should make apologizes. No I said. No more apologizes to you motherfokkers! Period.

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