Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 10
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said that Iran has taken necessary steps in nuclear talks with the P5+1 (the US, the UK, Russia, China, France and Germany), the official website of the Islamic Republic president reported Feb. 10.
Now it is the counter side's turn to use the opportunity, Rouhani added.
Iran and the P5+1 group have extend their negotiations to reach a comprehensive nuclear deal, with the aim of reaching a high-level political agreement by 1 March, and confirming the full technical details of the agreement by July 1.
Good progresses was made in nuclear talks so far, the Iranian president said, adding the sides are still far from a final agreement.
Rouhani made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Kumar Doval in Tehran.
Rouhani also called for boosting cooperation with India for providing peace and stability in the region. Tehran and India can cooperate to help the both countries' development, the Iranian president said.
Rouhani also referred to the areas of joint cooperation between Tehran and New Delhi including development of ports, construction of north - south corridor, petrochemical, steel, industrial, pharmaceutical, medical and scientific cooperation.
Doval arrived in Tehran on Feb. 9 to discuss security issues with Iranian officials.
Doval's visit came upon an official invitation by Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council.
Doval, who is the chief executive of the India's National Security Council (NSC), will discuss latest regional and global political and security developments with the officials of the Islamic Republic.
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