Italian FM acknowledges Iran commitment to interim nuclear deal

Rome, March 30, IRNA – Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Monday acknowledged Iran’s commitment to the interim nuclear deal signed in Geneva on November 24, 2013.

He made the remarks in an interview with Financial Times on the nuclear talks between Iran and the G5+1.

Gentiloni said Italy is pleased with Iran’s real commitment to the interim nuclear deal with the western governments.

Commenting on the current nuclear talks underway in Lausanne, Switzerland, he hoped that differences between Iran and the US, especially on sanctions, will be solved.

The Italian Foreign Minister stressed that Iran is an important trade partner for Italy and that lifting the sanctions on Iran, the economic and business ties of Italy, Germany and the UK will go on with the highest possible speed.

Meanwhile, Iran’s Deputies Foreign Minister Abbass Araghchi and Majid Takht-Ravanchi and their US counterpart Wendy Sherman are involved in nuclear talks in the context of Iran-G5+1 negotiations.

He said that nuclear talks are in the critical stage and settlement has been made for many problems until the deadline expires.

On economic impact of nuclear accord on Italy, he said reaching nuclear accord is of economic importance for Italy, opening a new chapter of improved relations.

‘Italy is the second trade partner for Iran in Europe and we can upgrade the ties to the highest possible level and that tackling the dispute between Iran and the international community would be in Italy’s favor.’