“The most important thing is that the economic sanctions must be effectively lifted. The most important thing is that the maximum pressure policy of the Trump era … needs to be removed,” Amir-Abdollahian said at the World Economic Forum in Davos. , in Switzerland.
“If they are talking about direct talks, then they have to show us that they are different from President Trump,” he added.
The 2015 nuclear deal (negotiated by then-President Barack Obama’s administration with the support of European powers, Russia and China) promised economic relief for Iran, which inspectors said had been complying with the deal’s severe restrictions. to its nuclear program.
Malley, who has been leading indirect talks with Iran in Vienna for more than a year, said on Wednesday that Trump’s approach had failed and that Iran had stepped up its nuclear activity since the US withdrawal.