Iran FM: Better trust being built with Europe over nuclear program
Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said his country's diplomatic efforts, including his latest trip to Germany, Belgium and Denmark, have built better trust between the country and Europe over Tehran`s nuclear program.
The minister, upon arriving back Saturday morning, made an upbeat assessment of the outcome of his trip, which he described as "positive."
According to IRNA, Kharrazi said, "Overall, it was needed that authorities of the European Union, including Germany, Belgium and Denmark, which follow up Iran's nuclear file, be briefed on the country`s nuclear developments."
"There was a positive development in negotiations with officials of these countries concerning Iran's nuclear file and given the Islamic Republic`s cooperation and the important steps which it has taken, better trust has been built," he said.
Kharrazi reiterated Tehran's "full cooperation" with the
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), predicting that "We will witness notable achievements in the future in this regard."
The Iranian foreign minister stressed that all outstanding issues must be tackled between Tehran and the nuclear watchdog agency before a key session of the IAEA board of governors in June.
"(IAEA chief Mohamed) Elbaradei has expressed satisfaction with the positive trend of cooperation concerning Iran`s nuclear issues; naturally, this trend must continue so that all outstanding issues are settled and we reach a final solution in the next session," he said. (Albawaba.com)
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