Blinken Says Iran Must Comply With Deal the US Tore Up Before the US Does

A "deal" which is an unequal treaty to begin with, limiting American Empire's economic warfare against Iran for a limit on its sovereignty

In a sign that the US is a long way from lifting sanctions on Iran, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US will not return to the nuclear deal until Iran comes back into compliance.

“President Biden has been very clear in saying that if Iran comes back into full compliance with its obligations under the JCPOA, the United States would do the same thing,” Blinken said at a press conference on Wednesday.

“But we are a long ways from that point. Iran is out of compliance on a number of fronts. And it would take some time … for it to come back into compliance in time for us then to assess whether it was meeting its obligations,” he said.

Blinken’s comments come after Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the US must take the first step. Writing in Foreign Affairs last week, Zarif called on President Biden to unconditionally lift sanctions if he is serious about restoring the JCPOA.

Zarif’s argument is that since the US was the first to violate the deal by re-imposing sanctions on Iran in 2018, it’s on Washington to revive the JCPOA. Iran gradually began violating the deal in 2019, after waiting a year for the other signatories to offset US sanctions.

Zarif, and other Iranian officials, have made it clear these violations are easily reversible and that they would quickly comply with the agreement if the US gives Iran sanctions relief.

Source: Antiwar.com

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Mr Reynard
Mr Reynard
1 month ago

Is Blinken on same medications as Biden ?

Eddy
Eddy
1 month ago

Compliance with what ??????????? There is no agreement. Seems the U.S. Biden Government suffering from alzheimers. They forget, THEY withdrew from said agreement, therefore are in no position, to dictate to the Iranians anything, period. But, their attitude is nothing but a face saver. They are caught between a rock and a hard place, all of their own making. The Israelis have got hot irons to the feet of the new Biden Government, making all sorts of threats as to what THEY will do, if the U.S. gets weak at the knees. The U.S. needs to make amends with Iran, but is too scared to because of the threats from Israel. So the best they can come up with is idiot stalling tactics and place the onus on the Iranians.
Which after everything they have gone thru, is pointless, because they will NOT back down this time. America, you’ve shot yourself in the foot bigtime.
I can’t think of any nation, that deserves more, what’s coming down the track towards the U.S. of A.

Mychal
Mychal
1 month ago

Like ya did the first time? Pure Hubris!

Jerry Hood
Jerry Hood
1 month ago

Never trust the Deep State pedophiles, zionists-globalists,and 9th Circle of satan! Iran must be patient, and patiently wait for the great USAtan to collapse! Give it a year or two more!!!

Chico
1 month ago

That’s Israel lying through Blinken. Blinken is just the latest dummy to be used by the ventriloquist.

yuri
yuri
1 month ago

emperor gates doubled his dose of Seroquel

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