P5+1 foreign ministers have started a working dinner in Vienna Sunday, with the final deal on Iran’s nuclear program is widely expected to be ready by Monday, deputy director of the Information and Press Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said.
VIENNA (Sputnik) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov joined the dinner after consultations with experts, and brought a folder with papers with him, Zakharova said.
According to the US State Department, apart from Lavrov, the meeting attendees include US Secretary of State John Kerry, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, UK Political Director Simon Gass, and Chinese Permanent Representative to the UN in Vienna Jingye Cheng and US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.
Iran and the P5+1 group of international negotiators comprising Russia, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Germany are attempting to reach a comprehensive agreement that would ensure peaceful nature of Tehran’s nuclear activities.
Earlier on Sunday a source in one of the western delegations told Sputnik that Monday, July 13 will be the last day of marathon talks on the Iranian nuclear program, regardless of the outcome of the negotiations.
By Sputnik News