19-09-2021 07:57 AM Jerusalem Timing

Zarif Ends Talks with EU3, Starts Bilateral Negotiations with Hammond

Zarif Ends Talks with EU3, Starts Bilateral Negotiations with Hammond

Negotiations between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and top diplomats from the three main European countries ended and shortly afterwards Zarif and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond started bilateral talks

ZarifNegotiations between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and top diplomats from the three main European countries ended and shortly afterwards Zarif and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond started bilateral talks in Vienna.

Just three days left to a Nov. 24 deadline for reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond along with EU coordinator Catherine Ashton and Germany's top negotiator to Iran talks met in Vienna in a bid to narrow differences.

Earlier in the day, Zarif engaged in trilateral talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry and Ms. Ashton.

Upon his arrival in Vienna French foreign minister said that he had come to Vienna to help reach a good deal, one that he said would benefit the international peace and security.