President Joe Biden reportedly plans to offer Iran partial relief from sanctions against it in exchange for a partial reversal of its nuclear activities.
Officials who spoke about the plan said that not all the details were worked out, but that the Biden team was looking to start talks with Iran as early as this week.
Iran already rejected a deal that offered it a small portion of its billions in frozen assets in exchange for stopping enriching uranium to 20% purity, so the new offer would ostensibly be more favorable to Iran than that.
Biden campaigned on a return to the 2015 Iran deal brokered by former President Barack Obama, and from which former President Donald Trump pulled out in 2018.
It was revealed around that time that Iran was not abiding by its part of the deal anyway, even though leaders had promised the U.S. and several European countries to do so.
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