Radio Havana Cuba | Iranian Foreign Minister Warns P5+1 Countries Changing Positions in Iran Nuclear Talks

Radio Havana Cuba

A friendly voice around the world

  • Follow Us on

#NoMasBloqueo #SolidaridadVsBloqueo

Iranian Foreign Minister Warns P5+1 Countries Changing Positions in Iran Nuclear Talks

Vienna, July 10 (RHC)-- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the P5+1 group of world powers are shifting their positions and pressing excessive demands as marathon talks over Tehran’s nuclear energy program are nearing an endgame, Press TV reports.

“Unfortunately, we are witnessing both shifts in positions and excessive demands... Several countries [which are members] in the P5+1 group hold different positions. Such issues have made the negotiations difficult. We want a dignified agreement and negotiations, and we will continue to negotiate. The deal would be within reach should the other side seek an honorable and balanced accord,” Zarif said late on Thursday.

“There are always new ideas on any negotiating table. It is important for everybody to stick to what we have already agreed, and to move forward based on that,” he said in response to a question by Press TV correspondent about new ideas being brought up in the talks and the differences among member states of the P5+1 group.

Meanwhile, an unnamed senior Iranian official said late on Thursday that Western powers are changing their positions in nuclear talks with the Islamic Republic, warning that the negotiations could "go either way."

"I believe that a comprehensive agreement is within reach, it just requires people to abandon unnecessary or delusional objectives and just move forward with what is at hand and what is achievable," the official noted, adding: "It's not a multilateral negotiations. It looks like you're doing five bilaterals. Every country has their red line sometimes, it's interesting."

He stated that while China and Russia support the abolition of a UN Security Council arms embargo on Iran, there is discrepancy among other P5+1 members.

Edited by Ivan Martínez
Commentaries
MAKE A COMMENT
  • Cuban historian: the public debate is a fundamental step in any constitutional reform process
  • Cuban media follows closely the public debate on the draft Constitution
  • Fidel Castro: “I'm not important. It is the six million Cubans back home that follow this visit who matter to me"
  • Eusebio Leal: the public debate on the draft of constitution allows for advancing towards a stronger, more united nation
  • Cuban-American: our participation in the constitutional reform process can help us find the way to talk with just one voice
  • Cuban-Americans need to put pressure on their senators and congresspeople to change U.S.-policy towards Cuba
NUMBER OF HITS/VISITORS

5038629

  • Max: 19729
  • yesterday: 3635
  • today: 1099
  • online: 115
  • total: 5038629