Zarif, Ashton talks to be continued on Thursday

Vienna, May 15, IRNA – The third round of the fourth phase of Iran and Group 5+1 nuclear talks, which was schedueled to be held here on Wednesday evening, has been postponed and will be held on Thursday morning.

A source close to Iranian negotiating delegation told IRNA that considering the continuation of consultations between member countries of Group 5+1, talks between EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif would not be held on Wednesday evening.

Zarif and Ashton met twice on Wednesday morning and afternoon to begin compiling a draft text of the comprehensive agreement.

Both sides have described compiling the text sensitive and difficult, but have also expressed hope to settle the issues of difference.

By IRNA

 

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