New Kerry-Zarif talks possible in New York

New York, April 25, IRNA – Iranian and US foreign ministers may hold a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif may meet in New York on the sidelines of NPT Review Conference, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said.

It is the first time for meeting of the two foreign ministers on nuclear dispute in the aftermath of framework agreement they struck in Lausanne on April 2,

Kerry and Zarif huddled with their teams for eight days in Lausanne to hammer out the framework which will lead the negotiations forward to a comprehensive deal.

Meanwhile, representatives of Iran and the P5+1 group held intensive talks in the Austrian capital on Friday.

The talks in Vienna aimed at writing the text of the Comprehensive Plan of Action according to the parameters set through a mutual understanding reached in the Swiss city of Lausanne on April 2.

Representatives of Iran and the P5+1 – the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany went ahead with writing a nuclear accord over the past three days in Vienna.

The nuclear talks are expected to resume on the sidelines of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference in New York on April 27.

By IRNA