Salehi: Vienna talks changed Europe’s approach on Iran’s N. dossier

Beijing, Nov 5, IRNA – Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said on Thursday that the result of the nuclear talks between Iran and Group5+1 (the US, China, Russia, France and UK plus Germany) changed west approach on Iran’s peaceful nuclear program.

In fact, nuclear talks between the Iranian nuclear negotiators with the G5+1 left positive impact on the stands of the international community, he said.

Addressing the audience at nuclear disarmament and international security conference (Paguash) in Japan, he said in talks between Iran and the G5+1 all witnessed that how trend of confrontation changed into mutual interaction which borne invaluable lessons.

The US tried to employ all options on the table against Iran but to no avail and finally changed its approach towards Iran’s peaceful nuclear program, Salehi said.

Iran’s recognized rights to enrich uranium as ways to proliferation of weapons were barred, he said.

Talks between Iran and G5+1 led to implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Salehi said.

Iran called for a Middle East region free from nuclear weapons, he said the idea was offered for the first time ever by Iran in 1974 and were underlined in 1995 and 2000 and the Zionist regime is the main obstacle to this end who ignored to accept NPT agreement.