Progress in Vienna depends on West’s goodwill, constructive views: Iran FM

Progress in Vienna depends on West’s goodwill, constructive views: Iran FM

The Iranian foreign minister has reiterated Tehran’s seriousness in achieving a good agreement with the P4+1 group of countries during the ongoing talks in the Austrian capital of Vienna, saying a rapid progress in the diplomatic process depends on the West’s goodwill and constructive initiatives.

In a phone call with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Joseph Borrell on Wednesday, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said the representatives of the five remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), had so far held “useful” interactions.

According to Press TV, he expressed hope that the West would participate in the new round of the talks, which is set to begin in Vienna later on Thursday, with goodwill and constructive initiatives “so that we will witness a rapid advancement of the talks.”

The top Iranian diplomat criticized the West’s continued passivity during the Vienna talks, saying, “So…

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