Baku, Azerbaijan, May 14
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
The third day of the third round of nuclear talks between Iran and the representatives of the EU and the U.S. started in Vienna on May 14.
Iranian top negotiator Abbas Araqchi and as well as deputy foreign minister Majid Takht-e Ravanchi are holding talks with Helga Schmid and Wendy Sherman who respectively are deputy EU foreign policy chief and US Undersecretary of State, IRNA reported.
Iran also is to talk with P5+1 (the U.S., UK, France, China, Russia plus Germany) collectively on May 15.
Iran and P5+1 are discussing the draft of the comprehensive nuclear agreement.
"If today's talks advance in a proper way, the preliminary text of the comprehensive nuclear agreement will be written and presented to Iran's meeting with the P5+1," according to the report.
The report says "if written down, the text of the comprehensive agreement is to be about 20 pages while its attachments will include 50 pages".
Iran and the P5+1reached a nuclear framework agreement on April 2 in Lausanne that raised hopes for achieving a comprehensive nuclear deal by June 30.
The deal provisions the removal of all international sanctions on Iran and in return narrowing the range of the country's nuclear activities.
Edited by CN