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Larijani: Iran ready for talks with 5+1 group's FMs

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Aug 27, IRNA
Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Larijani here Sunday said that Iran is prepared to hold talks with the foreign ministers of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (5+1 group) at any time and any place.

He told IRNA that such negotiations can cover all the ongoing developments including the country's nuclear issue.

Larijani urged that talks with member states of the 5+1 group including France, US, Britain, China, Russia and Germany should be held in a fair and constructive atmosphere.

Once Iran's response to the group's package of incentives was submitted on August 22, it was declared to the representatives of the six countries that Iran is prepared to start negotiations on the issue the following day.

"Later on, during our contacts with various officials from the group, we officially repeated readiness for starting serious talks on the matter," he added.


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