The chief of the U.N. atomic watchdog will hold talks on Iran’s nuclear deal on Thursday for the first time with senior officials from the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has branded it “the worst deal ever negotiated”.

The 2015 deal between Tehran and major powers places restrictions on Iran’s nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

The accord will be the main topic of Yukiya Amano’s talks in Washington, officials involved in the dealings of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Wednesday. Continue reading.