Iran will never give up enrichment at any price: Afkham

Tehran, May 6, IRNA – Iran will never give up enrichment in its soil at any price, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Marzieh Afkham said on Wednesday.

Speaking in a weekly press conference, she called American officials’ anti-Iranian remarks as worthless propaganda.

Iran is opposed to excessive demands and would continue defending nation’s right for peaceful use of nuclear energy, the official added.

Iran and the Group called P5+1 (US, Russia, Britain, France, China, Germany) have held several talks in different western capitals in order to draft the final comprehensive nuclear deal.

Iran and the P5+1 group of countries reached a mutual understanding on Tehran’s nuclear program in the Swiss city of Lausanne on April 2.

The two sides held expert-level talks in Vienna, Austria, on April 24. The three-day talks were held in a bid to draft the text of a final agreement based on the mutual understanding reached in Lausanne.

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

By IRNA