The United States does not intend to make concessions to Tehran in connection with the negotiations on the restoration of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), information about this is not true. This was announced on Thursday, August 18, by the head of the press service of the National Security Council of the White House, Adrienne Watson, in an interview with the Axios portal.
“[Сообщения] that we have made new concessions to Iran or are considering such concessions as part of the restoration of the 2015 nuclear deal are absolutely unreliable,” – she said.
According to the portal, the Prime Minister of Israel Yair Lapid on the same day held a meeting with a member of the House of Representatives of the US Congress Ted Deutsch and US Ambassador to Israel by Tom Nides.
According to the Israeli prime minister, the draft agreement to restore the JCPOA contains more concessions to Tehran than the original deal. He believes that this is not in line with the principles of the US presidential administration. Joe Biden.
Also on August 18, the Iran International TV channel on Twitter reported a list of concessions that the United States allegedly agreed to provide to Iran. These included the lifting of sanctions on 17 Iranian banks and the immediate release of $7 billion worth of Iranian assets in South Korea.
Earlier, on August 16, it was reported that the US authorities received through the European Union Tehran’s response to Brussels’ proposal to restore the JCPOA on the Iranian nuclear program and began to study it.
The day before, the Iranian authorities sent the EU their response to proposals to restore the nuclear deal. The content of the message is not disclosed.
Before that, on August 14, Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said that the final agreement on the restoration of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iranian nuclear program could be reached as early as next week.
Earlier, on August 12, the Politico newspaper wrote that the European Union offered to reduce pressure on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran in order to resume the nuclear deal with Tehran.