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Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani is leaving the Coburg Palais, the venue of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), after his meeting with Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service (EEAS) Enrique Mora (not pictured), in Vienna on March 11, 2022. The EU said on March 11, 2022 that the talks it is chairing on the revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord must be paused, days after fresh demands from Russia complicated negotiations. (Photo: Joe Klamar/AFP via Getty Images)

Is Russia Trying to Scuttle Iran Nuclear Talks?

Hopefully, the JCPOA can still be salvaged, but questions remain about Moscow's tactics and if the U.S. is willing to see the deal restored.

Trita Parsi

 by Responsible Statecraft

© 2021 Responsible Statecraft
Trita Parsi

Trita Parsi

Trita Parsi is Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute and an expert on US-Iranian relations, Iranian foreign politics, and the geopolitics of the Middle East. He is author of "Losing an Enemy - Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy"; "A Single Roll of the Dice - Obama's Diplomacy with Iran"; and "Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States."

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