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Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The US has moved to roll back Trump-era sanctions and re-enter talks with the Islamic republic over its nuclear programme (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader/AP)
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US ready to join talks to resume Iran nuclear deal

19/02/2021

The Biden administration says it is ready to join talks with Iran and world powers to discuss a return to the 2015 nuclear deal, in a sharp rejection of former President Donald Trump’s campaign that sought to isolate the Islamic Republic.

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The US is withdrawing former president Donald Trump’s restoration of UN sanctions on Iran (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader/AP)
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Biden withdraws Trump’s restoration of UN sanctions on Iran

18/02/2021

The Biden administration on Thursday rescinded former president Donald Trump’s restoration of UN sanctions on Iran, an announcement that could help Washington move toward rejoining the 2015 agreement aimed at curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and counterparts from the US, France and Germany held virtual talks on Friday for the first time in almost three years (Aaron Chown/PA)
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Top diplomats of UK, US, France, Germany resume talks

06/02/2021

The senior diplomats of Britain, France, Germany and the United States met on Friday for the first time in almost three years as the European allies welcome America’s return to centre stage in world affairs under President Joe Biden.