Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Iran: Zarif-Ashton consider main differences in negotiations

Source: IRNA

Tehran, Oct 15, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton discussed main differences during a working dinner in Vienna on Tuesday evening.

The two sides had also a meeting before working dinner in which they considered two rounds of negotiations between Iranian deputy foreign minister, US deputy secretary of state, and EU deputy foreign policy chief on Tuesday.

It is scheduled that negotiations start on Thursday morning with representatives of member countries of Group 5+1 with Iran under chairmanship of Zarif and Ashton.

Zarif arrived in Vienna on Tuesday morning to attend the 8th round of comprehensive nuclear talks and bilateral meetings with the US delegation.

Deputies Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi, Director General in Political Affairs Hamid Ba'eidinejad and three other senior officials of the Foreign Ministry are accompanying the foreign minister.