Good news on Iran-G5+1 talks imminent: Turkish FM
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu promised to release good news on Iran and G5+1 nuclear negotiations after talks between the two sides slated for Saturday, IRNA reported.
He made the remarks in a short interview with Al-Alam News Network after his meeting with Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Saeed Jalili.
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council conferred with Turkish Foreign Minister on Iran's nuclear issue.
Iran's top negotiator and Turkey's foreign minister discussed latest bilateral and international affairs during the meeting.
In the meantime, Ali Bagheri, deputy secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council in Istanbul on Friday conferred with Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister, Ma Ja Osho.
Iranian delegation headed by Supreme National Security Council Secretary and chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili, arrived in Istanbul on Friday morning.
Iran and the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany) agreed to resume talks in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 14 and a second round in the Iraqi capital city, Baghdad.
The last meeting between the two sides took place in Istanbul in January 2011. Iran and the G5+1 had also held two rounds of multifaceted talks in Geneva in December 2010.
Washington and its Western allies accuse Iran of trying to develop nuclear weapons under the cover of a civilian nuclear program. Iran denies the charges and insists that its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes only.