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In Vienna E.U. and U.S. Diplomats Try to Revive the Iran Nuclear Deal

Robert Malley, US Special Envoy for Iran, is shown in Vienna, Austria. (AP)
Robert Malley, US Special Envoy for Iran, is shown in Vienna, Austria. (AP)

The European Union on Thursday will bring Iran, EU and U.S. nuclear deal negotiators back to the table in Vienna.

U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley tweeted that the United States is prepared for a good faith attempt to reach a deal to prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon.

EU and Iran envoys confirmed via Twitter that they will meet in Vienna to try to advance the talks reviving the deal.

The JCPOA is the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, formal name of the Iran nuclear deal that former President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from in 2018.

In June, the International Atomic Energy Agency’s director-general said Iran had removed 27 surveillance cameras from nuclear sites in Iran as the deal to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon unraveled.

Iran’s goal, according to former deputy speaker of the Iranian parliament, Ali Motahari, in an April interview on Iran state television, was indeed to build a nuclear weapon.

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