Iran in no rush to see US return to nuclear deal: Khamenei

epa04696783 A handout picture made available by the official website of the Iranian Supreme Leader shows the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaking to crowds during a ceremony in Tehran, Iran, 09 April 2015. According to reports the Supreme Leader has said he has confidence in his negotiating team and is happy to leave them to reach an angreement in the ongoing nuclear talks between Iran and the P5 + 1, adding only that some conditions must be met, including the lifting of international sanctions. EPA/OFFICAL SUPREME LEADER WEBSITE / HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

DUBAI (RAHNUMA): Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said on Friday that his country is not in a hurry for the United States to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal, but he insisted that the sanctions must be lifted immediately.

“We are not insisting nor in a hurry for the US to return to the deal,” Khamenei said in live televised remarks.

“But what is logical is our demand, is the lifting of the sanctions,” he added.

He likewise said that a reconciliation with the West will not bring stability to region.

Tehran’s presence in the region brings stability, aimed at strengthening ties with ‘friends’, Khamenei said.

Khamenei also banned the government from importing new coronavirus vaccines from the United States and Britain.


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