The Institute for Peace & Diplomacy (IPD) is co-hosted a panel discussion titled “Prospect for Iran Nuclear Talks” in collaboration with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). The virtual panel was held on Wednesday, November 24th from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (EST) and can be watched by on YouTube.
After months of stalled negotiations aimed at reviving the Iran Nuclear Deal (JCPOA), the Raisi administration has finally agreed to resume nuclear talks with six world powers in Vienna from 29 November 2021. The Islamic Republic, emboldened by the defeat of Trump’s “maximum pressure campaign” and its own responses in the form of major nuclear advances, is now expected to use its hard-earned leverage to bargain on sanctions relief, release of frozen assets, and guarantees for Washington’s full compliance with the pact.
Meanwhile, the US position remains unclear on the guarantees it could provide for the nuclear agreement. However, the US did release a joint statement with Germany, France, and the UK on the sidelines of the G20 in Rome, indicating that Washington is ready to return and stay in full compliance with the deal as long as Tehran does the same.
With Iran-US posturing set to take further shape in the 7th round of the Vienna talks, the Institute for Peace & Diplomacy (IPD) is pleased to co-host a timely panel discussion titled on “Prospect of Iran Nuclear Talks” in collaboration with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) to examine the potential scenarios facing the negotiators to salvage the nuclear deal.
- Marc Finaud: Head of Arms Proliferation at Geneva Centre for Security Policy
- Hassan Ahmadian: Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and North African Studies at University of Tehran
- Kelsey Davenport: Director for Nonproliferation Policy at Arms Control Association
- Ali Vaez: Iran Project Director and Senior Adviser to the President, International Crisis Group.
- Younes Zangiabadi: Executive Vice President at Institute for Peace & Diplomacy