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Iran | Foreign Ministry: Tehran ready to hold talks with Riyadh at any level


Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman stressed Tehran's readiness to hold talks with Riyadh at any level.

Referring to the relations between Tehran and Riyadh and recent remarks of the Saudi Crown Prince who expressed his desire to hold talks with Iran, Saeed Khatibzadeh said, “Changing the tone and the discourse will definitely help to reduce tensions, however, we must witness a change in behaviors as well.”

Speaking in a weekly presser on Monday, Khatibzadeh retaliated that Tehran is ready to hold talks with Riyadh at any level, and the region and the nations of the two countries will see the result of these talks, he stressed.

Elsewhere in his remarks, Khatibzadeh said Iranian negotiation team is in no hurry in the nuclear talks, they perform their mission seriously and tactfully, and at the same time, they won’t let the talks become exhausting and lingering.

Referring to the ongoing nuclear negotiations between Iran and P4+1, Khatibzadeh said the Iranian negotiation team is in no hurry in the talks, they perform their mission seriously and tactfully and at the same time, they won’t let the talks become exhausting, and last for a long time.

Stating that the Joint Commission of the JCPOA will resume its work on Friday, he clarified Iran’s principled policy in the Vienna talks, stressing that the text of the JCPOA must be implemented word by word.

The Iranian senior diplomat stressed the full return of the United States to its commitments under the resolution, saying that this return must be also testable and verifiable.

All sanctions such as reimposed and re-labeled sanctions must be lifted, the Foreign Ministry spokesperson clarified.