Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said that the comprehensive nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers is to become an international document
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said that the comprehensive nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers is to become an international document after its approval in the United Nations.
Speaking during a live program from Vienna broadcast by IRIB on Saturday, Araqchi said that the Iranian negotiating team is seeking to make its nuclear program recognized internationally.
He noted that the nuclear agreement should pass its legal process in Tehran and the P5+1 capitals, noting that Iran prefers UN Security Council to issue a new resolution after Iran and P5+1 declare reaching the agreement.
On the day of the agreement, all economic and financial sanctions by the EU, the US, and the Security Council will be removed and we will take measures to meet commitments, the top Iranian negotiator said, according to IRNA news agency.
Meanwhile, the Iranian diplomat said that both sides are trying to meet the July 7 deadline, but Iran is not bound by the date, adding that Tehran will not accept a bad deal and is looking for an agreement that respects its red lines and the Iranian nation’s rights.
Araqchi said that from the technical perspective, execution of Iran's obligations takes two or three months but execution of other sides of talks' obligations needs just an order.
He said that the Iran and P5+1 are negotiating ways for coincided execution of both sides' obligations.
“We had never advanced this far during the past talks,” he added.
Also on Saturday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with US Secretary of State John Kerry in the presence of deputy foreign ministers and head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi as well as US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.
Zarif also participated in talks with the International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano.
Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China -- plus Germany are pressing ahead with talks to hammer out a final deal after they missed a self-imposed June-end deadline.