The 5+1 members must know that this is a process which needs to come to a conclusion through mutual respect, equal standings, and respect for the rights of the people of Iran, else it won’t be sustainable.
Those were the words of Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammadjavad Zarif as he was heading for talks with Russia and the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union, pointing to the stance taken by France the night before.
The Foreign Minister further said "It is a difficult turn. Iran’s concerns as well as some varying viewpoints that exist within 3+3 must be considered.”
He added "That is natural. Of course they are six countries with differing viewpoints and probably differing interests. They need also to arrive at some conclusion. We are ready as well, if the other side is willing, to reach a way out, at which we have been pretty successful.”
Asked if it is correct to say that France attempts to undermine the talks, Zarif said "As I have said earlier, I will not talk about the details of the talks. As I said the viewpoints are various. Each country has its own views and it is the same with France.”