Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said that "talks are on the agenda, but not talks for the sake of talks, or negotiations for the sake of negotiations".
Guterres' appeal to Washington comes amid talks to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, under which Iran accepted curbs on its nuclear programme in return for a lifting of many foreign sanctions against it.
Blinken and Raab, top diplomats of US and UK, discuss an array of subjects, such as sanctions on Russian citizens, climate crisis and Biden's decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan, in London ahead of G-7 conference.
UN Special Rapporteur on Iran calls for easing of US sanctions on Iran.
US says it's disappointed by Tehran’s rejection to join a meeting but remained ready to "re-engage in meaningful diplomacy" and would consult with the other major powers.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the US strikes were "illegal and a violation of Syria's sovereignty" in a meeting with his visiting Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein.
The State Department has said the US would accept an invitation from the European Union to attend a meeting of the participants in the original agreement.
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.
Yemen’s internationally recognised government has welcomed US President Biden’s renewed efforts to end the region’s conflict, sentiments echoed by Iran-backed Houthis as grinding six-year war perpetuates world’s “worst humanitarian disaster”.
International Court of Justice President Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf said the tribunal "finds consequently that it has jurisdiction ... to entertain the application filed by the Islamic Republic of Iran."
US military says it has already tested unloading and shipping cargo overland from the country's port at Yanbu, a crucial terminal for oil pipelines in the kingdom.
Iran’s judiciary chief pays tribute to slain Quds Force general on the first anniversary of his assassination, says not even US President Donald Trump, who ordered the strike, is “immune from justice.”
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