Iran denied studies it’s in talks with the US over an interim nuclear deal to get sanctions reduction.
“We verify no such factor as negotiations for an interim settlement or new preparations to interchange the nuclear deal,” overseas ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani mentioned in a press convention in Tehran on Monday.
He mentioned, although, that the Islamic Republic is partaking with the US by means of intermediaries about prisoner swaps. The 2 might be “very shut” to an settlement if the Individuals present “dedication,” he mentioned.
Then-US President Donald Trump pulled the US out of a nuclear pact referred to as the Joint Complete Plan of Motion in 2018, resulting in tighter sanctions on Iran’s power exports. Tehran has since ramped up nuclear enrichment.
Oil costs briefly dropped final week on studies — additionally denied by the US — that Washington and Tehran have been close to to a deal over Iran’s nuclear actions.