11967
IAEA Cooperation to Be Expedited
National

IAEA Cooperation to Be Expedited

Given the crucial role the International Atomic Energy Agency will be playing in monitoring a prospective final nuclear deal between Iran and the major powers, it is necessary to speed up cooperation with the UN nuclear agency, a senior negotiator said after meeting IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in Vienna on Tuesday.
"We were able to review the course of cooperation between Iran and the agency and we decided to expedite that cooperation, acknowledging the important role of the agency in any future possible agreement between Iran and the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany)," Abbas Araqchi told reporters.                 

Iran and the six major powers are in talks to hammer out a comprehensive deal, which would place temporary constraints on Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of sanctions. They aim to reach a political understanding on the substance of a long-term settlement by the end of March and finalize the details until a June 30 deadline.
Araqchi said progress was made at the latest round of the P5+1 talks which ended in Geneva on Monday, adding that there is still a “long way to go”.
The UN nuclear watchdog also said its head had a constructive meeting with Iran’s lead negotiator in talks over Tehran’s nuclear program on Tuesday, Reuters reported.
“Today’s meeting was useful and facilitated a better understanding between the two sides,” the IAEA said after the meeting between Amano and Araqchi.
“The discussions focused on the need to resolve, as soon as possible, all outstanding issues related to Iran’s nuclear program,” a statement said.

 

Short URL : http://goo.gl/8S8HmS

You can also read ...

France Opposes Trump Tactic
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he told US...
Renewed Appeal for Int'l Action Against Rohingya Genocide
Iranian parliamentarians have called for a concerted action by...
Federica Mogherini
European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said...
Gov’t Urged to Join Hands With EU to Counter US Animosity 
The administration of President Hassan Rouhani ought to work...
Larijani Meets CTBT Chief
Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani met Executive Secretary of the...
Jahangiri to Attend D-8 Confab
Vice President Es'haq Jahangiri plans to visit Ankara to meet...

Trending

Googleplus