No breakthrough in nuclear talks as Iran demands more after US exit

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Foreign ministers of Iran and the five remaining parties to the nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), are scheduled to meet in Vienna on Friday to discuss ways of maintaining the worldwide accord after the USA pullout.

Zarif made the remarks while addressing reporters in the Austrian capital Vienna on Friday following a meeting with his counterparts from Britain, France, Germany, China and Russian Federation for the first time since US President Donald Trump pulled Washington out from the nuclear accord, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, in May.

In late June, Iran's Press TV cited Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi as saying that the UK, Germany, France and the European Union had vowed to put forward a package of practical economic measures to offset the United States withdrawal, including those related to oil sales and transit.

As tensions grow, the U.S. president is demanding that all countries end imports of Iranian oil by 4 November, as part of a series of 12 demands aimed at forcing Iran to behave "like a normal country". "For the start August, it seems a bit short, but we are trying to do it by November", he said.

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas also said that world powers would not be able to fully compensate for companies who are abandoning their operations in Iran.

"All the commitments made today, should be implemented before the August deadline.it is up to the leadership in Tehran to decide whether Iran should remain in the deal. the proposal was not precise and a complete one", Mohammed Javad Zarif told reporters. They have reiterated their commitment to the nuclear deal on numerous occasions, and vowed to prevent the accord from crumbling. He stressed hat world powers would struggle to compensate Tehran for companies leaving Iran.

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"They must stop the threats so that we can find the solutions so that Iran can have the necessary economic compensations", Le Drian told RTL radio before traveling to Vienna.

Iran is also anxious about continuing its oil exports to other markets and about being shut out of worldwide bank payments systems.

During a visit to Europe this week President Hassan Rouhani warned that Iran could reduce its co-operation with the United Nations nuclear watchdog, having already threatened Trump of the "consequences" of fresh sanctions against Iranian oil sales.

Asked by Reuters what would be the US Naval Forces' reaction if Iran blocks the strait, he said: "Together, we stand ready to ensure the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce wherever global law allows".

Iran, which strongly denies ever seeking to build a nuclear bomb, has warned it could resume uranium enrichment for civilian purposes if the deal collapses. "To save the deal, other signatories should compensate for USA sanctions", a senior Iranian official told Reuters on Friday.

Trump also said he would reinstate sanctions on Iran and impose "the highest level" of economic bans on the Islamic Republic.

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