Striking an Agreement with Iran is Accessible: UK

Striking an Agreement with Iran is Accessible: UK
Fri Mar 27, 2015 13:37:08

A spokesman for British Prime Minister said David Cameron and President Hassan Rouhani, in their telephone conversation, have stressed their commitments on reaching a nuclear agreement, IRNA reports.

The spokesman said the two sides agreed that the current negotiations in Switzerland and the possibility of providing a political framework by the end of March is a historic opportunity. He said Britain believes that striking an agreement with Iran is accessible.

On bilateral relations, the British Prime Minister spokesman said, Cameron and Rouhani welcomed more interactions between British and Iranian officials to gradually rebuild bilateral ties.

The 30-minute telephone conversation between British Prime Minister and President Hassan Rouhani was focused on the three issues of Yemen, nuclear talks, and bilateral ties.

President Rouhani, in his pursuit of more consultations on nuclear issue and regional problems, called Prime Minister of Britain and Presidents of Russia, France, and China on Thursday evening.

In a phone conversation with the British Premier James Cameron on Thursday, President Hassan Rouhani said that all should take the unique chance of striking a deal and said everybody should move to safeguard their national and international norms and not let the chance slip away easily.

Yesterday nuclear talks between Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his American counterpart John Kerry as well as the head of Atomic Energy Agency of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi and his US counterpart Ernest Moniz ended in Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday.

The talks between technical experts took one hour and a half to conclude while the foreign ministry deputies continued their discussion for a longer time.

Zarif, Kerry, Salehi and Moniz held their talks in Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday morning.Lausanne 2 talks started at 10 (local time) in Lausanne.

Yesterday Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran was sorry about the attack to Yemen and the killing there but will continue with its nuclear talks with the 5+1.

He made the remarks on Thursday in answer to a question by a reporter who asked about the impact of Yemen developments on Iran’s nuclear negotiations.

Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) Ali Akbar Salehi, who is discussing with US Secretary of Energy in Lausanne, said they have reached a common understanding on technical issues.

He told reporters on Thursday that the common understanding will help access the main agreement in the future.

On the outcome of the talks, Salehi said, 'I have always been optimistic and I am still optimistic, too.'

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