With Tehran escalating its nuclear activities in recent months in breach of the 2015 nuclear deal, the U.S. conducting airstrikes on Iranian-backed militias in Syria , and Iranian presidential elections in June, diplomats have warned that opportunities to ease tensions might now be imperiled. Newsletter Sign-up News Alert Major world and business news, including political events, takeovers. SUBSCRIBE Just 10 days ago, Western officials were hopeful that headway would soon be made toward relaunching the nuclear negotiations. The EU floated the idea of holding talks in Europe that would include all of the remaining participants in the 2015 deal—Iran plus China, the U.K., France, German, and Russia, as well as the U.S. The Biden administration immediately announced it would attend a meeting , with Washington’s envoy Rob Malley set to participate. EU officials had been trying to get an agreement on dates for a meeting and had floated the […]