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US Does Not Expect Breakthrough on Iran Nuclear Deal at UN

US Does Not Expect Breakthrough on Iran Nuclear Deal at UN

Tuesday, 20 September, 2022 - 17:30
US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks to the media during the daily press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 20 September 2022. (EPA)

The United States does not expect a breakthrough on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal at this week's UN General Assembly but Washington remains open to both sides resuming compliance with the accord, a top US White House said on Tuesday.


"I don't expect a breakthrough in New York," White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters.


He said President Joe Biden would reiterate that "the United States has been prepared for a mutual compliance-for-compliance return ... and if Iran is prepared to be serious about fulfilling its obligations and accepting that formula, we could have a deal."


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