Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks throughout opening ceremony of tasks in several areas of the nation by way of video convention in Tehran, Iran on April 1, 2021.

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Iran’s overseas ministry rejects any “step-by-step” lifting of sanctions imposed towards it, Press TV reported on Saturday.

“The definitive coverage of the Islamic Republic of Iran is the lifting of all U.S. sanctions,” the state broadcaster’s web site quoted International Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh as saying.

U.S. State Division deputy spokeswoman Jalina Porter stated on Friday that the main target of talks subsequent week in Vienna on reviving the nuclear deal that Iran signed with world powers in 2015 will give attention to “the nuclear steps that Iran would wish to take so as to return to compliance” with that settlement.