The actual negotiations on key issues for a final comprehensive Iran nuclear deal is to begin in late April, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Iranian media representatives in Vienna on Wednesday, IRNA reported.
ˈWe still have hard work ahead of us as the main negotiation process on the details of the main issues for a nuclear accord is to kick off in late April,ˈ he said.
That notwithstanding prospects for a deal are bright, Zarif added.
The minister said the first three months of the six-month period dwelt on exchanging ideas, while the second half of the six months would focus on actual negotiations and drafting a common understanding.
Zarif had branded the Vienna II talks ˈvery substantive, serious and useful.ˈ