G5+1 in no position to judge Iran’s nuclear activities: Salehi
Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said here on Sunday that the 5+1 Group (five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) is not authority to make judgments about Islamic Republic of Iran's nuclear activities, IRNA reported.
Salehi made the remarks among the reporters and at the end of a cabinet meeting late Sunday in Tehran.
He pointed out that the recent visit of the inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to Tehran has nothing to do with the 5+1 Group.
The foreign minister noted that IAEA inspectors will visit Iran again in three weeks time, adding that the first visit of IAEA inspectors was the first step in overcoming the differences between Iran and IAEA and boosting their commonalties .
'Islamic Republic of Iran has relayed its points of view to the IAEA delegation and they will take the next steps in their upcoming visit to Iran,' Salehi added.
Asked about the venue and time of next meeting between Iran's nuclear negotiators and 5+1 Group, the foreign minister responded that the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Saeed Jalili will inform the European Union's foreign policy chief, Katherine Ashton, about the date and place of such talks.