Araqchi says useful discussions held with 5+1
Senior nuclear negotiator Seyyed Abbass Araqchi said on Friday that useful discussions were held with the US and the EU sides on the removal of sanctions as well as the law being approved by the Congress.
Araqchi who is in Vienna at the head of a delegation said, ‘We have started drafting the text and course of reaching a conclusion on the mechanism of beginning the task and frameworks is a little slow, but on the aggregate, drafting is progressing well.’
Araqchi, also deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, said in response to a question that which issue will be atop of drafting, he said the priority of the current round of talks will be sanctions and related issues.
The nuclear team is currently engaged in drafting the text of the deal and is discussing details of the issue, he said.
Araqchi had said before leaving for Vienna that removal of sanctions will top the negotiations’ agenda.