Araqchi says intensive talks are underway
Member of Iranian negotiating team, Abbass Araqchi, said on Saturday that intensive and marathon talks are underway between Iran and Group 5+1, IRNA reported.
"Currently, we are busy on wording of the text to ensure that the steps being taken by either side to have an equal balance in the process of implementing the deal," Araqchi told reporters after the first trilateral meeting of Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif, US Secretary of State John Kerry and the EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.
He said that the discussions are currently on wording of the text to ensure balanced reciprocation.
ˈWe want to strike a balance between the step one party will take in return for a step required from the other.ˈ
Asked whether the two sides would reach agreement tonight, he said, "It is not clear whether the negotiations will lead to a deal."