Federica Mogherini

EU to host special meeting on Iran nuclear talks next week

European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini

European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini

Berlin, Mar 11, IRNA — The European Union is to host a special meeting in Brussels on Monday on the state of Iran nuclear negotiations, German Press Agency dpa reported.

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has invited German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his counterparts from France, Britain and Iran.

Meanwhile, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is also scheduled to meet US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday.

All sides in the Iran nuclear negotiation process hope to clinch a political agreement by the end of March and a comprehensive accord by July to finally end the 12-year-old nuclear row.

By IRNA