Iranian Foreign Ministry has claimed the Western side realised it must "back down" from its "maximal demands," as nuclear talks in Vienna are set to resume.
The warning came as world powers and Iran gather in Vienna to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal after a five-month hiatus.
US forces reportedly used helicopters and warships to block a tanker carrying Iranian oil but the Revolutionary Guard reacted “promptly”.
Blinken and Raab, top diplomats of US and UK, discuss an array of subjects, such as sanctions on Russian citizens, climate crisis and Biden's decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan, in London ahead of G-7 conference.
US says it's disappointed by Tehran’s rejection to join a meeting but remained ready to "re-engage in meaningful diplomacy" and would consult with the other major powers.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the US strikes were "illegal and a violation of Syria's sovereignty" in a meeting with his visiting Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein.
US President Biden says Washington will not lift sanctions on Tehran until it shows compliance to 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran wants Washington to lift sanctions first before it returns to strict compliance with the pact.
Many feel much better than they have felt in the last four years under the Trump administration, setting a mood which could count as a serious influence on the upcoming elections in Iran.
As President-elect Joe Biden readies to take office next month, European powers are hopeful the US will return to the pact but Iran has already abandoned limits placed on its nuclear activity laid down in the initial deal.
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