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Publish Date: 11:24 - 20 February 2014
Tehran, YJC. Zarif says Ashton is to visit Iran prior to the next round of nuclear talks.

Iran and the Six Majors have ended their recent Vienna talks on the country’s nuclear program while the only news coming out says there is a route defined for further talks.

On February 20, Iran’s senior nuclear negotiator and Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said "There is a framework conceived for further talks and the agenda on hand.”

Speaking at a news conference he official stated "As for now one cannot be optimistic about the negotiations.”

Meanwhile, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Rybakov said "We cannot yet take down anything, but tomorrow we will arrive at a framework. The job is not done yet, but things look positive.”

A session with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union Cathrine Ashton ended late Wednesday local time.

On Thursday morning Zarif stated that Ashton will visit Iran prior to the next round of talks.

He further added that the next round of nuclear negotiations will include talks at expert and political levels, with him and Ashton as main participants.

He also stated that it has been agreed that he and Ashton will meet each 4 weeks or so until June.

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