Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 20
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Amid the ongoing nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers in Vienna, the Islamic Republic's President Hassan Rouhani has blamed the Western countries of indecision in completing the negotiations, the news agency Fars said Nov. 20.
Iranian president said a comprehensive agreement in the nuclear negotiations can be reached.
"However, it is possible that the opposite side [P5+1 group] doesn't have a serious decision and will for this as opposed to its claims," Rouhani said. "They should abandon greed and know that the achievement of agreement benefits peoples, the region and the world."
The Iranian president stressed that the Islamic Republic has the courage to make decisions, undertake responsibility and choose various important ways to reach the goal.
Rouhani further said the people and the supreme leader of Iran support the country's officials taking part in the nuclear negotiations.
"At the nuclear talks, Iran intends to achieve an agreement that can be a guarantor in protection of people's rights, ensuring its interests, as well as the country's independence," he said.
The final round of negotiations between Iran and P5+1 (Russia, the US, the UK, France, China and Germany) over the Islamic Republic's nuclear program kicked off in Vienna on Nov. 18.
The timeframe for reaching a comprehensive agreement, allocated at the previous talks, will end on Nov. 24.
On Nov. 20, Tony Blinken, Deputy National Security Adviser for the US President, said it depends entirely on whether Iran is willing to take the steps it must take to convince the US and its partners that its program would be entirely for peaceful purposes.
Edited by SI
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