Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 24
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
The third day of nuclear negotiations between Iran and the US, EU started Friday, while a general talks scheduled for Friday evening between Iran and P5+1 in the deputy of foreign ministers level.
Iran and P5+1 will hold next meeting in New York on the sidelines of the five-year review conference on the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty next week, Fars News Agency reported April 24.
According to the report, Iran and the P5+1 Group (UK, France, Germany, the United States, Russia and China) has started drafting the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action's (JCPA) details, aimed to pave the way to reach a comprehensive nuclear deal by June 30.
Director General of the Iranian Foreign Ministry's Political and International Affairs Department Hamid Baidinejad said April 23 the drafting of JCPA started April 22, IRNA reported on Thursday.
According to Baidinejad, specifying the method of elimination of the sanctions over Iran is the Iranian delegation's top priority.
The first round of nuclear talks between Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi and Deputy EU Foreign Policy Chief Helga Schmidt started in Vienna on Wednesday.
The talks continued Thursday and it is expected that Iran and the US delegations will hold a meeting on April 23.
The talks are to be held for three days (April 22 to April 25). The meetings are aimed at drafting an agreement to be signed by June 30.
Iran and the world powers reached a framework agreement on April 2, which envisions a final deal by the said deadline.
Edited by CN
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