Iran says to have talks about fuel swap based on Tehran Declaration: spokesman
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Tuesday that the upcoming talks between Iran and the world powers will be about fuel swap and based on Tehran Declaration, Xinhua reported.
The nuclear talks will be about the fuel swap for the Tehran research reactor and its framework is clear, Mehmanparast made the remarks in his weekly press briefing.
The framework of the talks is Tehran Declaration, he added.
In a tripartite meeting in Tehran on May 17, Iran signed an agreement with Turkey and Brazil, dubbed Tehran Declaration, to endorse a fuel swap deal, in which Iran agreed to ship most of its low enriched uranium to Turkey in exchange for the 20 percent uranium fuel needed for its Tehran research reactor.
On Friday, Iran' s chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili said in a letter to Ashton that Iran welcomes "the willingness of the G5+1 to return to the talks with Iran."