Iran's foreign minister says nuclear deal can be reached if US is pragmatic

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian added that the issue of sanctions relief for Iran was not yet fully resolved. PHOTO: REUTERS

DUBAI (REUTERS) = The revival of a 2015 nuclear deal can happen in the short term if the United States shows pragmatism in Vienna negotiations, Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Thursday (March 24) during a press conference in Beirut.

"If the United States is pragmatic, a nuclear deal can be reached in the short term," he said, adding that the issue of sanctions relief for Iran was not yet fully resolved.

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