Iran FM: New round of nuclear negotiations to be tougher, more serious

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. Mar. 16

By Rahim Zamanov - Trend:

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the new round of nuclear negotiations with the P5+1 group of countries will be tougher and more serious.

Zarif made the remarks at a joint press conference with his visiting Belarusian counterpart Vladimir Makey.

"Iran is not expecting anything drastic to be achieved from the talks, but is hoping for progress on a range of issues including the removal of sanctions," Zarif explained.
He further expressed Iran's readiness for trust-building.

"Iran regards nuclear weapons against Islamic laws and will not change its view on the issue," he added.

Makey, for his part, hoped that a nuclear deal could contribute to the expansion of economic ties with Iran.

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