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Iran sets up secretariat for Geneva Deal Implementation

Tehran, Jan 23, IRNA — The Iranian Foreign Ministry set up a secretariat to pursue the precise implementation of its Geneva agreement with the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany), Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi announced on Wednesday.

Araqchi said that the secretariat is presided by Foreign Ministry’s Director-General for Political and International Affairs Hamid Baeedinejad. Baeedinejad is also a member of the negotiating team in the talks with the world powers.

He also stated that the Foreign Ministry has sent letters to 8 ministries and organizations, including the Central Bank and the oil, Trade and Industries, and Road ministries, to set up offices for pursuing the execution of the contents of the agreement.

“The Foreign Ministry has urged these organizations and ministries to introduce one of their senior directors as a liaison officer with the Foreign Ministry,” Araqchi said.

By IRNA

 

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