Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 4
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that differences between Iran and the P5+1 have decreased over the Islamic Republic's nuclear case, the official IRNA news agency reported Feb. 4.
Rouhani made the remarks after a meeting with the heads of the Iran's Judiciary Ayatollah Sadegh Larijani and the parliament Speaker Ali Larijani.
The talks have reached "good point" and some former obstacles seem to have been removed, Rouhani said.
"It seems they [the western side] have concluded to recognize the rights of Iranian people," the president said.
Iranian nuclear negotiators won approval and support of all high ranking officials in particular Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, he added.
Talks between Iran and the P5+1 (the US, UK, France, Russia, China plus Germany) 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.
The US and its Western allies suspect Iran of developing a nuclear weapon - something that Iran denies.
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