Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says the sabotage at the Natanz nuclear facility negatively impact atomic deal talks in Vienna where Russia is putting on a united front with Iran against the US and Europe.
Since January, Iran has begun enriching uranium at up to 20 percent purity, a technical step away from weapons-grade levels.
Diplomats belonging to major powers met separately with Iran and the US to discuss how to bring both back into compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal that Washington abandoned three years ago.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised Europe's "inactivity on JCPOA commitments" and added that Iran is committed to "preserving the JCPOA and is the only party that has paid a price for it."
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani over the phone that he wished the new US administration would abandon unilateral sanctions on Iran.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken told European allies that the US is prepared to talk to Iran about both countries returning to compliance with a 2015 deal that aims to stop Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon.
Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif says on Twitter that Israeli “agent-provocateurs” are aiming to put outgoing US President Trump “in a bind with a fake casus belli.”
Speculation about the health of Iran’s Supreme Leader have thrown a spotlight on what - and who - comes next for the Islamic republic.
Despite increasing attacks led by Iran-backed Shia militias in Baghdad, Washington wants to avoid a major escalation of tensions ahead of the crucial US elections. Tehran has its own reasons to de-escalate.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says Washington's "maximum pressure" campaign against Tehran has thrown the US into "maximum isolation".
Iran’s state TV reports the country has unveiled two new missiles, as the US heads to the UN to trigger snapback sanctions after the Security Council rejected Washington's bid to extend Tehran's arms embargo.
Country saw its highest single-day total of 3,500 reported new cases on June 5. The number dropped in the days afterward, but remain in the low 2,000s a day, around twice the lows in the last week of April and the first week of May.
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