Iran, IAEA agree on timetable to resolve outstanding issues

By Fatih Karimov – Trend: Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have agreed to set a specific timetable to resolve issues which have remained from the past in the nuclear talks, Iran Atomic Energy Organization Spokesman Behrooz Kamalvandi said.

Referring to talks between IAEA head Yukiya Amano with Iranian officials in Tehran, Kamalvandi said that specialized meetings would be held in coming days to finalize a framework for the agreement, Iran’s ISNA news agency reported on July 3.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met Amano on July 2. During the meeting Rouhani said that the IAEA should play its proper role in the nuclear talks between Iran and the P+1 group without being influenced by world powers.

Negotiators from Iran and the P5+1 group of countries – the United Sated, Britain, China, France, Russia and Germany – are working to reach a comprehensive agreement on the Iranian nuclear program in the Austrian city of Vienna. The two sides have agreed to continue talks to strike a final deal by July 7.

By Trend News Agency