Nour News website affiliated with Iran’s Supreme National Security Council cites sources familiar with the Vienna talks as saying that the Western parties to the negotiations put forth no initiative at the negotiating table, which slowed the discussions.
Ali Bagheri, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and chief nuclear negotiator, has said this round of talks aimed at removing the anti-Iran sanctions has ended in Vienna. Bagheri said the Iranian and the 4+1 group’s delegations on Friday held a session of the Joint Commission of the nuclear deal, JCPOA, in the Austrian capital.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has said the West must end its previous slogans regarding Tehran’s nuclear program that violated the rights and interests of the Iranian people.
Iran’s chief negotiator says the draft proposals Tehran’s negotiating ream submitted during Vienna talks aimed at removing US sanctions “cannot be rejected”.
The Joint Commission of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, has convened a meeting in Vienna. The heads of the negotiating teams are attending the session which is aimed at concluding the negotiations of the past week.
The seventh round of talks over lifting of anti-Iran sanctions, which began this week, will end on Friday with a formal meeting of the remaining parties to the deal, European and Iranian officials said.
Unofficial reports from venue of the Vienna talks aimed at removing the anti-Iran sanctions say European negotiators plan to return to their respective capitals for consultations over the two draft documents that lay out Iran’s proposals.
The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran has attended the Vienna talks with a firm resolve and a clear and logical agenda but we are not optimistic about the will and intention of the US and the European troika.
An informed source in the Austrian capital Vienna, the venue of talks over lifting anti-Tehran sanctions, has said that Iran's authoritative stance and the Chinese representative's firm response made the European side to back down from its position during the ongoing negotiations.
Iran’s top negotiator and Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri says the ball is in the court of the United States over nuclear dispute, and Washington must remove the anti-Tehran sanctions.