UN Secretary Generalˈs spokesman said in his Thursday press conference that Mr. Ban Ki-moon strongly hopes that Iranˈs nuclear talks with six world powers will in very near future yield a positive result, IRNA reported.
Stéphane Dujarric in response to a question on the subjects of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's Thursday talks which began at noon, New York local time, said that there was still no report on the matter, but added that as soon as he would receive any news he will inform the press.
In response to a reporter's question on Mr. Ban's expectation of the Iran-Sextet nuclear negotiations, the UN Secretary General's spokesman said, 'The UN Secretary General sincerely hopes that these negotiations will bear a positive result as soon as possible, inclusive of satisfactory aspects for all participating sides.'
The Iran-5+1G nuclear negotiations on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly aimed at resolving the lingering dispute over Iran's peaceful nuclear program have raised hopes for evermore proximity of the two sides' viewpoints.
The new round of Iran's talks with delegations of Russia, China, US, France, Britain and Germany began in New York on Thursday, September 18, on the sidelines of the 69th UN General Assembly meeting.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, heading a diplomatic delegation had arrived in New York on Tuesday and a working lunch with the EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton on Wednesday, kick- starting the new round of the Iran-Sextet nuclear talks.
Many analysts believe holding this round of talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly and the presence of many countries' heads of states plays a significant role in decreasing the differences of opinion between the two sides.