Evan Vucci / APSecretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at the State Department on Feb. 4, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Evan Vucci / AP)
The Biden administration said Thursday it’s prepared to join talks with Iran and world powers to discuss a return to the 2015 nuclear deal.
It’s also undone the Trump administration’s effort to restore all U.N. sanctions against Iran.
The State Department said the U.S. would accept an invitation from the European Union to attend a meeting of the participants in the original agreement.
The U.S. has not participated in such a meeting since former President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal in 2018.
“The United States would accept an invitation from the European Union High Representative to attend a meeting of the P5+1 and Iran to discuss a diplomatic way forward on Iran’s nuclear program,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.