Azerbaijan, Baku, June 19 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Another round of negotiations regarding the nuclear program of Iran has begun in Moscow, IRNA reported.
The Iranian team of negotiators headed by Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Secretary Saeed Jalili is representing the Islamic Republic, while the six world powers are led by EU foreign policy Chief Catherine Ashton.
Prior to the Moscow meeting, Iran and the 5+1 group held nuclear talks in Istanbul on April 14, and in Baghdad on May 23.
The West suspects Iran is trying to develop atomic bombs, while Iran says its nuclear work is solely for civilian purposes.
Iran has repeatedly dismissed the Western allegations, arguing that as a signatory to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and member of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), it has every right to pursue nuclear technology for peaceful purposes.
According to Deputy Iranian nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri, the first day of talks on June 18 in Moscow was constructive.
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