Arak reactor redesign document ready by Monday

Vienna, Nov 14, IRNA – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said signatures to the official document of redesigning the Arak heavy-water nuclear reactor will be finalized by Monday.

‘Signatures of the P5+1 foreign ministers are being collected on a rotating basis and will be completed by Monday,’ he added.

Araqchi who is also Iran’s head of JCPOA Implementation Committee, made the comments after meeting EU Deputy Foreign Policy Chief Helga Schmid in Vienna discussing execution of the July 14 nuclear deal.

The negotiations which were held on the sidelines of the Syria peace talks conference also reviewed redesigning the Arak reactor.

Prior to the Vienna meeting, delegates from Iran, US, and EU which represents the P5+1 group of world powers, convened in Geneva to negotiate issuing the statements on removal of sanctions against Iran.