Iran-P5+1 talks

Deputies of Iran FM, EU foreign policy cheif to meet in Vienna next week

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Deputy foreign ministers of Iran and Deputy of the EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini would meet in Vienna next week.

Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany have started talks for drafting a comprehensive nuclear deal since last Tuesday in New York which would wrap up this Thursday.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Mogherini would attend the talks until Tuesday, and the remaining days of negotiations are to be held at the level of deputies.

Deputies of Zarif and Mogherini are scheduled to continue talks on drafting the agreement from next Tuesday in Vienna.

In a Monday tweet, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran and the G5+1 group of countries are working on the draft of the final deal over Tehran’s nuclear work.

He added that the process of drafting is “moving forward” as the two sides are “determined to end this manufactured crisis and open new horizons.”

Iran and the G5+1 group of countries reached a mutual understanding on Tehran’s nuclear program in the Swiss city of Lausanne on April 2.

Iran and the six-party group have agreed to finalize a comprehensive deal on Tehran’s nuclear program by the end of June.