Iran negotiators depart for Vienna for talks with EU3

Tehran, Sept 11, IRNA – Iranˈs nuclear negotiating team headed by Deputy Foreign Minister for Euro-American Affairs Majid Takht-e Ravanchi left here for Vienna, Austria, Thursday morning to hold bilateral talks with Britain, France, and Germany ( EU3).
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi is also a member of the Iranian team.

The talks are aimed at resolving the remaining issues and reaching a final comprehensive nuclear agreement.

Iran held over 20 hours of bilateral political and expert talks with representatives of the United States to the Group 5+1 in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 4-5.

The US delegation was headed by Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and Under Secretary of State in Political affairs Wendy Sherman.

The two expert teams were also led by Hamid Baeedinejad from Iran and Jim Timby.

On September 1, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with the outgoing EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in Brussels and three days later with her successor, Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini.

The next round of talks between Iran and Group 5+1 is to be held in New York on September 18.



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