Iran to offer a realistic proposal to P5+1- Iranian deputy FM
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 14 /Trend N. Umid, S. Isayev
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will offer a new nuclear proposal to P5+1 group during the first day of the negotiations, which is scheduled to be held tomorrow in Geneva, Iranian deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said, Iranian State IRINN TV reported.
Iran's proposal is logistic, balanced and realistic, Araqchi said, adding that there is no excuse for not accepting Iran's new nuclear proposal.
Commenting on the last offer of the P5+1 group during the last meeting in Almaty, Araqchi said that "it has expired."
He also said that suspension of the uranium enrichment possess is Iran's redline as well as exiting of the enriched uranium from Iran.
The final target of Iran during the negotiation with P5+1 is returning Iran's nuclear case from UN Security Council to International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA), Araqchi added.
He also underlined that Iran can discuss on the level, volume and manner of the enrichment with P5+1.
The international diplomatic bloc negotiating with Tehran, known as the P5+1 group which comprises the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, plus Germany, last met with Iran in early April, two months before Iranian president Hassan Rouhani's electoral victory.
The P5+1 group, offered at the time to end sanctions on Iran's petrochemical exports and precious metals trade in return for Tehran suspending its production of 20 percent-enriched uranium and ceasing activities at the Qom site, known as Fordo.
Araqchi also underlined that Iran is ready to take bilateral negotiations with the P5+1 members on the sideline of the negotiations, adding that it is a regular possess and Iran has held several bilateral negotiations with the members of P5+1 at the past.
It should be noted that on Sept. 26, Zarif went into talks on the sidelines of the U.N.
General Assembly with U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry as well as counterparts from Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany at a session aimed at jump-starting efforts to resolve a decade-long standoff over Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Araqchi also underlined that Iran is ready for talk on other issues including regional and international topics if other sides are interested.