Iran says N-talks in Munich is not on agenda
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 25
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
No plan was fixed yet for talks with P5+1 on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference (MSC), Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
Some talks will be hold in the session, however no decision was made so far to hold negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 (the US, UK, France, Russia, China plus Germany) group, Zarif said, the official IRNA news agency reported Jan. 25.
Some ministers from P5+1 will attend the MSC, however some others will not take part in the conference, he explained.
Zarif also emphasized that Munich security conference is an opportunity for the parties to hold a meeting.
The 51st Munich Security Conference will take place in Germany from 6 to 8 February 2015.
The Iranian top diplomat also said that he will hold bilateral talks with three European members of P5+1 this week.
He stressed that achieving a comprehensive nuclear agreement is possible.
While commenting on Iranian parliament's possible decision to increase uranium enrichment in case of new US sanctions, Zarif said that Iranian parliament is independent.
It is a reality that Iranian parliament may take measures against any move by the US Congress hardliners, the Iranian FM said.
The Iranian administration does not have the power to veto parliament and its decisions' should be implemented, Zarif added.
Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani earlier said that the Iranian MPs have a plan for enriching uranium in every level, which will come into force, if the western side takes new steps to impose sanctions.
"Our enemies should understand that they can not play political tricks against Iran," Larijani said. "Iranian decision-makers are aware of the issues."
Talks between Iran and the P5+1 group have been extended until July 1, 2015 to reach a comprehensive nuclear agreement.
After the sides failed to meet the 24 Nov. 2014 deadline they also extended the Geneva nuclear deal, which was signed in November 2013 for providing Iran with some sanctions relief in exchange for Tehran agreeing to limit certain aspects of its nuclear activities.
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