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Austria: First Iran nuclear negotiation deadline expires00:43

Austria: First Iran nuclear negotiation deadline expires

Austria, Vienna
June 30, 2015 at 07:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov left the Palais Coburg in Vienna, Tuesday, after negotiations to reach a settlement on the Iranian nuclear issue passed its first official deadline.

The meeting took place on 'deadline day' in the latest round of negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 powers. The self-imposed deadline, however, has not been kept to. A new deadline of July 7 has been agreed, with all parties focussed on the achievements made thus far and not on what has yet to be achieved.

Negotiators from Russia, China, France, Germany, UK, US and Iran started to convene in Vienna last week to try and reach a final agreement on the nuclear deal, ending a decade-long standoff between the West and Iran.

In April the group of international mediators and Iran reached a general political framework in Lausanne, Switzerland, to remove sanctions against Iran in return for Tehran decreasing the number of centrifuges and its uranium enrichment activities.

Austria: First Iran nuclear negotiation deadline expires00:43
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov left the Palais Coburg in Vienna, Tuesday, after negotiations to reach a settlement on the Iranian nuclear issue passed its first official deadline.

The meeting took place on 'deadline day' in the latest round of negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 powers. The self-imposed deadline, however, has not been kept to. A new deadline of July 7 has been agreed, with all parties focussed on the achievements made thus far and not on what has yet to be achieved.

Negotiators from Russia, China, France, Germany, UK, US and Iran started to convene in Vienna last week to try and reach a final agreement on the nuclear deal, ending a decade-long standoff between the West and Iran.

In April the group of international mediators and Iran reached a general political framework in Lausanne, Switzerland, to remove sanctions against Iran in return for Tehran decreasing the number of centrifuges and its uranium enrichment activities.

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