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Anti-Iran meeting in New York ends with no result

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

New York, Jan 17, IRNA -- Five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany after negotiating for around four hours about Iran nuclear program ended their meeting without any result.

The meeting, which was held behind closed doors, started here at 12:00 hour local time on Saturday and ended at 16:00 hour.

Advisor to the Chinese ambassador to the UN, as Beijing representative in the meeting, as well as representatives from Germany and Britain left the meeting without talking to reporters.

The US Under Secretary of State Bill Burns just said that the negotiation was constructive and successful.

But he did not explain why the meeting was constructive.

Russia deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Riyabkov had a few words before and after the meeting .

Departing the meeting, he said they talked about the route of sanctions, although ways to negotiate are still open and is welcome, but the meeting was without result and no decision was made in it.

French representative, by confirming the failure of the meeting, said that they just considered and reviewed the programs.

The European Union representative Robert Copper, who hosted the meeting, told reporters that they wanted to know that what Iran wants? Without mentioning any specific date, he said that there would be another meetings, too.


End News / IRNA / News Code 901113

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