Signed in 2015, the landmark deal was meant to lift sanctions against Iran in return for curbs in its nuclear program.
Yet proposals to ensure European finance to bypass American sanctions have been met with skepticism by EU members states faced with threats to exports worth more than $435 billion to the US.
The sources said there was no doubt that the United States was going to put pressure on India and other countries which import oil from Iran, noting, "the question is what do we see as a national interest and how do we explain our case to the US".
Donald Trump's decision to unilaterally exit the Iran nuclear deal and introduce fresh sanctions against Tehran has endangered the longevity of the historic accord.
"We need a balance between our duties and the hypothesis of restrictions ..."
Austria just took up the European Union's six-month rotating presidency, while Vienna is the home of the United Nations nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, which monitors Iran's compliance with the accord. Washington has since told countries they must stop buying Iranian oil from Nov 4 or face financial measures. "By succumbing to the pressure of U.S., India has not only risked its age-old ties with Tehran, but also demonstrated its weak diplomacy", the opinion piece further said.
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Iranians had already complained that the hoped-for uptick in foreign investment after the deal had not materialized. "But history will judge other nations based on what they do today", he said.
The Iranian government has itself warned that it will not continue to abide by the nuclear agreement if doing so goes against its economic interests.
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said he discussed the issue with Rouhani during their long-scheduled meeting on Wednesday.
Their alleged target was a rally near Paris last weekend of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) - an umbrella organization of opposition groups in exile that seek an end to Shi'ite Muslim clerical rule in Iran.
"How convenient: Just as we embark on a presidential visit to Europe, an alleged Iranian operation and its "plotters" arrested", Zarif tweeted on July 2.
A day earlier, Iran's ambassador in Vienna was summoned to the ministry and asked to help clarify the situation, a statement said.
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All new migrants would have to be screened at the centers and determined if they are eligible to seek asylum in Germany. Party leader Andrea Nahles said "the CSU is on a risky ego trip that is paralyzing Germany and Europe ".
With regard to that development, Austrian officials announced the legal immunity of Vienna-based diplomat Assadollah Assadi would be revoked.
The diplomat was one of six people arrested in Belgium, France and Germany over the alleged plot.
Kurz meanwhile said he would speak plainly with Rouhani about Iran's role in the Middle East, as Tehran continues to deny accusations it is destabilizing the region.
Iran has also established a significant presence in Syria, fortifying the regime of brutal dictator Bashar Al-Assad and also attempting to amass military assets close to Israel's borders.
Iran is India's third-largest oil supplier after Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
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