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Iran foreign minister departs for Vienna nuclear compliance talks: reports

AFP
Published Jan 16, 2016, 3:22 pm IST
Updated Jan 16, 2016, 3:22 pm IST
He is expected to announce that Iran has fulfilled its side of the deal to put an atomic bomb beyond its reach.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives to the final plenary meeting at UN's IAEA headquarters in Vienna. (Photo: AFP)
 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives to the final plenary meeting at UN's IAEA headquarters in Vienna. (Photo: AFP)

Tehran: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif departed for Vienna early on Saturday for talks with European Union and US counterparts on the country's landmark nuclear deal, the official IRNA news agency reported.

At the meeting later on Saturday, also attended by US Secretary of State John Kerry and EU foreign policy chief Federica ‎Mogherini, the Vienna-based IAEA nuclear watchdog is expected to announce that Iran has fulfilled its side of the deal to put an atomic bomb beyond its reach.

 

Zarif was accompanied by Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, Iranian media said.

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