Iran Calls for New Nuclear Talks Amid Worsening Middle East Crisis


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Iran has issued an appeal for new negotiations toward reviving a multilateral nuclear agreement against the backdrop of deepening geopolitical tensions and worsening unrest across the Middle East. The appeal came Monday in the form of a statement addressed to the president of the United Nations Security Council, currently held by South Korean Permanent Representative Joonkook Hwang, and shared with Newsweek by the Iranian Mission to the U.N. In the statement, Iranian Permanent Representative Amir Saied Iravani criticized recent comments from the U.S. and European powers that have all expressed concern over Tehran's decision to double down on nuclear activities...