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Mehmanparast: Iran to ship fuel to Turkey in a month if Vienna group is ready

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, May 17, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said here Monday that Iran will ship fuel to Turkey in a month in case of the Vienna group readiness and conclusion of a deal between Iran and the group.

Talking to reporters, Mehmanparast said that of course, Iran will continue 20 percent enrichment in the duration.

He said the points on which Iranian and Brazilian presidents and Turkish Prime Minister agreed in Tehran on Monday are based on expert-level discussions of the three sides’ foreign ministers.

He added that the fuel swap agreement between Iran and the Vienna Group too is based on an agreement already reached between the two.

He went on to say that based on a deal, Iran will within a week from the agreement announce its readiness to the IAEA for the swap.

“In case of the Vienna Group agreement, the fuel swap will take place based on an agreement reached between us and the group.”

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