On Sunday morning, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) reported that its Natanz facility had suffered an incident described as “nuclear terrorism” involving its electricity distribution network, with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif saying the following day that Tehran believes israel was behind the power outage.
Despite the recent alleged attack on Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility that Tehran blamed on Israel, United States and Iranian officials seem intent on resuming nuclear talks this week in Vienna, reports Politico.
The indirect negotiations between Tehran and Washington, dedicated to bringing back the US into the Iran deal, or the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), after then-president Donald Trump unilaterally scrapped it in 2018, started on 6 April.
Amid tensions sparked by Sunday’s Natanz incident, there has been no indication that indirect talks scheduled to resume later this week, likely Wednesday, in Vienna, could be derailed, writes the outlet.
On Sunday morning, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) reported that the Natanz facility had suffered an incident involving its electricity distribution network, with the AEOI chief Ali Akbar Salehi referring to it as “nuclear terrorism.”
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Iran believes israel was behind the recent power outage at the Natanz nuclear facility, with the country’s security services claiming they had established the identity of…