US, Iran to discuss nuclear issue in Geneva

Author : Mircea Birca | Friday, August 8, 2014
Posted in category Eurasia, Eurasia News, Iran, Iran News
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Senior Iranian and U.S. officials on Thursday meet in Geneva to continue nuclear negotiations.

The U.S. State Department on Thursday said in a statement that deputy secretary of state Bill Burns led the U.S. delegation, which also included under secretary of state Wendy Sherman and Jake Sullivan, the national security adviser to U.S. vice president Joe Biden.

The Iranian delegation led by Iranian deputy foreign ministers Majid Takht-e Ravanchi and Abbas Araqchi, noting experts from both countries are also participating in the talks.

The talks are aimed at continuing consultations on the disputed issue and studying ways to make viewpoints closer to each other, a member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating team said.

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