2975
Ashton to Stay on Until Deal Done
National

Ashton to Stay on Until Deal Done

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will continue leading nuclear negotiations with Iran until a deal is reached, even if a November deadline is missed, Reuters quoted her as saying on Monday.
Ashton's five-year term as EU foreign policy chief ends at the end of this month, and she had said she would stay on as nuclear negotiator until November 24, the deadline for reaching a long-term settlement with Iran over its nuclear program.
Asked if she would continue beyond that date if necessary, she told reporters at an EU foreign ministers' meeting in Luxembourg, "I have been asked to carry on until it's done."
Ashton, a Briton, negotiates with the Iranian delegation on behalf of the six powers involved in the talks: the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany.

 

Short URL : http://goo.gl/OOv01w

You can also read ...

Washington Ready to Offer Benefits If Iran Changes Tack
The United States has expressed readiness to hold discussions...
Rouhani: US Should Not Be Allowed to Exploit UN Platform
The United States should not be allowed to exploit the United...
Tehran Misrepresented as Threat to Region
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani warned regional states...
Iran Summons Foreign Envoys After Ahvaz Terror Attack
Iran summoned the envoys of the Netherlands, Denmark and...
Iranian Students Back to School as Academic Year Commences
Schools and universities across Iran reopened on Sunday at the...

Trending

Googleplus