Russian Foreign Ministry: Meeting of six-party Iran group may take place in January 2013
Moscow hopes the following meeting of six-party on Iran at the level of Foreign Ministers will be held in January 2013, the information department of Russian Foreign Ministry informed RIA Novosti.
"In fact, negotiations with Tehran concerning venue and date of the next full-fledged meeting of six-party on Iran are in progress. Hopefully, this task will be fulfilled in nearest future and the meeting will take place in January 2013," the department said.
The Russian Foreign Ministry also expressed hope that Tehran will maintain readiness for discussion of suspension of 20% uranium enrichment expressed during negotiations with the six-party this year.
The previous, third round of talks in 2012 with representatives of Islamic Republic was held in Moscow on June 18-19. Moscow round was preceded by Istanbul round (April 14) and Baghdad round (May 23-24). The talks resulted in no breakthroughs. Prior to that, meetings of six-party Iran group were not held in more than a year.