In the final bend of the Vienna negotiations, the Islamic Republic provokes blaming Salman Rushdie. The would-be assassin adored the Revolutionary Guards – they are a bone of contention in negotiations.
Istanbul/Tehran. In the decisive phase of the nuclear talks in Vienna, Iran provoked its Western negotiating partners by blaming writer Salman Rushdie, who narrowly escaped death in an assassination attempt. Rushdie himself is responsible for the crime because he insulted Islam with his novel “The Satanic Verses” and thus aroused the ire of 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide, a Foreign Ministry spokesman in Tehran said on Monday. -fair. At the same time, Iran announced a response to a proposed EU deal on the nuclear dispute for Tuesday night.
Iran has been talking to China, Germany, France, Britain, Russia and the US in Vienna for a year and a half about a return to the 2015 nuclear deal, which was intended to prevent the construction of an Iranian nuclear bomb. Last week, the EU, acting as a mediator, presented a 25-page draft agreement to the states involved. According to media reports, he intends to ease international sanctions against Iran. In return, Tehran must stop uranium enrichment.