Iran, Russia say progress being made in nuclear talks

Iran’s top diplomat says nuclear talks in Vienna are proceeding apace and an agreement is possible.

“The Vienna talks are headed in a good direction… We believe that if other parties continue the round of talks which just started with good faith, reaching a good agreement for all parties is possible,” Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian tells reporters, according to Reuters.

“If they show seriousness, in addition to the good faith, arriving at a deal soon and in the near future is conceivable,” Amirabdollahian says in comments carried by state media.

Russia’s negotiator tweets that there is ” indisputable progress,” and that the sides are discussing lifting sanctions.


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