In the talks in Vienna, Austria, the Iranian delegation has shared Iran’s stance with other parties and they have reached relative progress in negotiations, an Iranian official said.
A top official with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday that four rounds of intensive negotiations were held on some outstanding issues in order to ensure that Iran’s concerns and considerations would be met.
In the Vienna talks, we shared our stance with the other sides and we have had relative progress in certain issues, the Iranian official noted.
Given the discussions within the last three days, the European Union’s Iran nuclear talks coordinator Enrique Mora proposed some ideas on certain remaining issues today.
The top Iranian diplomat said that “we conveyed our initial response and considerations as soon as we received the ideas, but the ideas naturally require comprehensive studies, and that we will express our final views and considerations to the coordinator and other sides”.
Undoubtedly, the main principle for us is safeguarding Iranian nations’ rights and interests, the official said, adding that the Iranian negotiating team seriously pursues realizing the Iranians’ rights, securing national interests, guaranteeing sustainable implementation of the commitments by the other side, as well as preventing repetition of illegal behaviors by the United States.
Iran and the P4+1 group (Britain, France, Russia, and China plus Germany) have held several rounds of talks in Vienna to discuss revival of the 2015 nuclear deal and removal of anti-Iran sanctions as it was designated in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).