VIENNA, Jan 27 (Asia Free Press): Iran’s top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani met and held talks with the European Union (EU) and Russian envoy in the Vienna talks, state media reported.
As the first meeting, the top Iranian negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani met with Russia’s envoy Mikhail Ulyanov in Vienna, reported IRNA.
Bagheri Kani is scheduled to meet with Deputy EU foreign policy Chief Enrique Mora, and then with his counterparts from three European countries involved in the talks, namely France, Britain, and Germany.
The top negotiators of all the participating parties engaged in talks over the past two days to discuss drafting final texts.
The text, also referred to as decision document, has three annexes on sanctions removal, nuclear commitments, and the way both sides have to honor their commitments.
While nearly one month has passed since the beginning of the 8th round of Vienna negotiations aimed at terminating the US sanctions on Iran, the talks are being pursued at various levels and the negotiating teams have removed many of the disagreements, better known as open parentheses.
On January 25, Iran, for the first time said, ready to direct nuclear negotiations with the United States, which declared itself ready to hold talks urgently in a possible turning point in efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear accord.
Iran-Us has been in escalation since 2003 when the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) first reported that Iran had not declared sensitive enrichment and reprocessing activities.