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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday he hoped Tehran and world powers would reach a final nuclear deal “within a reasonable period of time” but this would be hard if the other side stuck to what he called excessive demands.
A senior Russian official has reiterated that Moscow is totally against any mechanism which allows the automatic restoration of sanctions on Iran in case of a violation of any final nuclear deal, saying the ‘snap-back’ of sanctions on the Islamic Republic can only come through a UN Security Council resolution.
A top Iranian negotiator says anti-Iran sanctions must be lifted simultaneously with the implementation of a comprehensive nuclear agreement between Iran and the group of six countries (P5+1).
Mashad, Khorasan Razavi Prov., May 28, IRNA – Commander of Iran’s Basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi said Thursday that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is fully satisfied with the conduct of nuclear talks and performance of Iranian negotiators.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned the P5+1 group of countries against “making excessive demands” in the ongoing negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear program.
The United States might discuss Iran’s participation in the Syrian reconciliation after the nuclear deal has been finalized.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amirabdollahian on Thursday called setting up a no fly buffer zone in Syria as the repetition of previous mistakes.
US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman will head the US delegation during the negotiations of P5+1 group of countries with Iran in Vienna, Austria this week, US State Department said in a statement.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Geneva this weekend to meet with his Iranian counterpart amid a push to reach a landmark nuclear deal by June 30, US officials said Wednesday.
Moscow expects Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in the Russian city of Ufa in July, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said Tuesday.