Dennis Ross writes in The Washington Post: “For Diplomacy to Work, Iran Must Understand That It Cannot Overplay Its Hand”
“If there was any doubt that Iran wants and needs sanctions relief, it was removed on April 11. Rather than using what seemed like Israeli sabotage at Natanz, Iran’s largest uranium enrichment site, as pretext to walk away from the talks in Vienna — as many argued they would — the Iranians remain engaged with the British, French, Germans, Russians and Chinese, who are acting as mediators between the Islamic republic and the United States. There was no disruption of the talks, aimed at bringing the United States and Iran back into compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
“Instead, the two working groups tasked with negotiating a road map for the United States to lift its nuclear-related sanctions and for Iran to reverse its steps that violate the JCPOA limits went to work…”
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