Instead, the talks — which were brokered by the European Union — were left in a stagnant spot “which at this point means backwards,” the official said.
Top EU official Enrique Mora tweeted Wednesday that there had been “two intense days of proximity talks in Doha on #JCPOA,” the acronym for the formal name of the deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
“Unfortunately, not yet the progress the EU team as coordinator had hoped-for. We will keep working with even greater urgency to bring back on track a key deal for non-proliferation and regional stability,” he said.
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