The episode came a day after the country said it had started up advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges at the site, in a breach of its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal.
Since January, Iran has begun enriching uranium at up to 20 percent purity, a technical step away from weapons-grade levels.
Iranian authorities had detained the chemical tanker Hankuk Chemi and its multinational crew of 20 sailors in the Strait of Hormuz off Oman in January alleging it was polluting the waters with chemicals.
The plan includes cooperation between Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey in trade, agriculture and food security, SMEs, energy, transport, tourism, and health.
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.
A US official reportedly said that Israel had informed Washington it had struck the vessel in "retaliation for earlier Iranian strikes on Israeli vessels".
The Afghan Taliban's relationship with the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan could come to an impasse as the peace process matures in Afghanistan.
"The definitive policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran is the lifting of all US sanctions," says Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh a day after both sides agreed to hold indirect talks in Vienna over 2015 nuclear deal.
Tehran says no to "unnecessary" Iran-US meeting on 2015 JCPOA deal as Washington shows keenness to sit down directly with its arch-rival.
Officials from Iran, China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet virtually on Friday to discuss a possible return of the US to the 2015 nuclear deal, the European Union said in a statement.
Tehran’s move is the latest of many taken to raise pressure on US President Joe Biden as the two sides remain locked in a stand-off over who should move first to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by the Trump administration.
With China and Russia pushing their weight around the region, any further delays on a nuclear deal with Iran will end up costing the US dearly.
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