• Wed / 28 August 2019 / 15:49
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Iranian economic delegation to visit France in coming days: Vaezi

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Tehran (ISNA) – An Iranian economic delegation will depart for France in coming days, Iran President chief of staff, Mahmoud Vaezi announced.

Answering a question about details of a package proposed by France to avoid the third phase of reducing nuclear commitments by Iran, Vaezi said, “It’s not right to officially announce the details of the proposals, until we haven’t reached an agreement on that”.

“Currently, Iran and France have their own views that are being discussed. So we won’t announce any details until it becomes finalized,” he added.

Speaking about Iran-Europe discussions over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the official told reporters, “The process of negotiations has faced good progress since last week”.

On the possible implementation of Iran’s third phase of reducing JCPOA commitments, Vaezi said, “In coming days, an economic delegation from Iran will travel to France to discuss the details of Paris’s proposal. After the trip we can talks about the possibility of implementing the third phase more clearly”.

Pointing to French President, Emmanuel Macron’s possible visit to Iran, he said, “There were no serious talks on his trip to Tehran. But such visit will be made only when it leads to a positive achievement”.

Mentioning the recent talks between Tehran and Paris, the official said, “The negotiations are aimed at securing Iran’s rights and lifting US’ cruel sanctions, which are also the goals of Asian and European trips by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif”.

Speaking about US’ readiness to hold talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, he said, “We have always said that any meeting should be held in line with a purpose. It’s not right to talk about a meeting until we are not assured that we will reach our goals”.

Noting that the condition for talks between Iran and US is Washington’s return to the JCPOA, Vaezi said, “US should return to 5+1 negotiating table and stay committed to agreements so that Iran and Iranians could use JCPOA benefits”.

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