Iran, US begin N-talks in Geneva

TEHRAN, Jan. 14 (MNA) – Nuclear negotiations between Iranian and American delegations headed by their foreign ministers have just gone under way in Geneva.

The Wednesday bilateral talks in Geneva are at the ministerial level, headed by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Negotiations will proceed tomorrow at deputy level.

Iranian FM Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham has confirmed today Zarif’s meetings with other members of 5+1 in Europe; “Mr. Zarif will make the best use of his time in Geneva and Europe to hold consultations on the latest update on nuclear talks with other members of the Sextet at higher levels.”

She maintained that the schedule of the subsequent meetings will be disclosed at the end of each round of talks.

This is the second round of talks after the seven-month extension of interim agreement between Iran and the 5+1. Negotiators hope to reach a rough deal by March and a final agreement by June 30.

By Mehr News Agency

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