Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 10
By Khalid Kazimov - Trend:
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister in Europe and America Affairs Majid Takht Ravanchi who is also a senior negotiator in the ongoing talks on Iran's nuclear program has said that the negotiations are on the right path.
"We hope that the other side would have a better understanding of realities and make the tough, though, needful decisions in order to pave the way for the final agreement," he added, speaking in a meeting with the Finnish Secretary of State Peter Stenlund in Tehran, Fars news agency reported March 10.
Iran and the group 5+1 (the US, UK, France, Russia, China, and Germany) are negotiating to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear program. The sides have planned to reach a political understanding by the end of March, and a comprehensive deal by July 1.
Commenting on regional developments, Takht Ravanchi stressed that terrorism and extremism are threats to everyone, calling on all countries to take part in the fight against them.
Stenlund, for his part, said that his country hopes that the existing opportunity is used to settle Iran's nuclear case.
He also stated that Finland is willing to conduct parliamentary relations with the Islamic Republic in a bid to improve mutual cooperation.
Stressing the need to resolve regional issues, the Finnish official conveyed his country's readiness to engage in more active cooperation with Iran.
Edited by CN