INTERNATIONAL

Iran Ready For Talks If U.S. Lifts Sanctions: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has said that Iran is still ready for nuclear talks on condition the United States first lifts "Unlawful" sanctions.

In an interview to state television in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said if they are prepared to put aside the sanctions, we are ready to talk and negotiate, even at the level of heads of the 5+1 countries.

Rouhani has long demanded the lifting of us sanctions for Iran's return to talks under the auspices of the so-called p5+1 that reached a 2015 nuclear deal. The five veto-wielding permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.

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