Zarif, Kerry continue talks in Montreux

The Iranian and US delegations hold nuclear negotiations in the Swiss city of Montreux on March 2, 2015.

The Iranian and US delegations hold nuclear negotiations in the Swiss city of Montreux on March 2, 2015.

Tehran, March 3, IRNA – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry resumed their nuclear discussions on Tuesday morning in the Swiss town of Montreux.

Head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi and US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz are also attending the discussions.

Iran and the United Staes talked for two and a half hours on Monday evening, too.

President Hassan Rouhani’s Special Envoy Hossein Fereydoun, deputies to Iran’s foreign minister Abbas Araqchi and Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherm, and EU Deputy Foreign Policy Chief Helga Schmid are also in the negotiations.

The two sides are trying to narrow the gap as Iran and the six world powers (US, Britain, France, Russia, China, Germany) are aiming to reach a political understanding in the run-up to a comprehensive deal by a self-imposed June 30 deadline.

By IRNA