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Hosseini: IAEA visit, most important issue of nuclear talks now

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, July 8, IRNA
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Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said here Sunday the July 11 visit by the IAEA team to Iran is currently the most important issue on the table of nuclear talks.

He told reporters that the team will be led by the IAEA safeguards chief Olli Heinonen.

Hosseini added the team of the International Atomic Energy Agency experts will visit Iran on July 11 to discuss a modality to settle remaining issues on Iran's peaceful nuclear case.

"Tehran and the IAEA are expected to cooperate with each other and draw up a modality and a framework on how to settle the remaining issues with the agency within 60 days." he said.

The spokesman once again stressed Iran's cooperation with the IAEA and said, "Negotiations between Tehran and the IAEA will be within frameworks of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

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