The White House expressed its disappointment over Iran’s refusal to hold an informal meeting and intend to discuss further actions with its P5+1 partners, the Financial Times reports, citing a White House official.
The source said that the United States is “ready to return to constructive diplomacy to achieve a mutual return to compliance with the obligations (of the deal).”
“We will discuss with our P5 + 1 partners the best ways forward,” the representative said.the representative said.
The Wall Street Journal, citing two senior Western diplomats, reported on Sunday that Iran had rejected an offer from the EU and the US to hold direct talks on a nuclear deal in the coming weeks. The European Commission confirmed earlier that European diplomacy is working to convene an informal meeting of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action participants on Iran’s Nuclear Program with representatives of the United States.