United Nations, Sep 27 (): Iran and six world powers have made no major progress in overcoming significant differences in the very latest nuclear talks, along with the uranium enrichment, Western and Iranian diplomats dealing with the discussions said on Friday.
President of Iran Hassan Rouhani said progress in the current nuclear discussions with the Western diplomats has been “slow extremely” and cautioned that discussions must be made in a swift manner for an agreement to be acquired by a deadline set for November 24.
Laurent Fabius, foreign minister of France, said Friday that Iran and six-power talks taking place at the United Nations is not going on in a successful manner to make progress on restricting the nuclear program of Tehran.
John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State told in New York that a short-term deal agreed last November in Geneva by which Iran had stopped higher-level enhancement in exchange for inadequate sanctions aid “has made the world safer.”
When asked about the formulation of a long-standing agreement, Kerry said that “it remains in our enthusiastic hope that Iran” and the six powers ” in the coming weeks can get to an arrangement that would profit the world.”
Frank-Walter Steinmeier, foreign minister of Germany said an answer to the nuclear concern “has been never closer in previous 10 years,” however, he cautioned the remaining effort to be made “is perhaps the toughest task.”
Steinmeier comments were made after meeting the President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani on Thursday.
Sergey Lavrov, foreign minister of Russia gave a more positive comment on the discussions, saying distinctly that both the sides were concerned in undertaking “the left over small but very important matters.”
Iran and six world powers (Britain, the U.S., France, Russia, Germany and China) face a November 24 deadline for coming to an agreement to rule back nuclear program of Iran in exchange for reduced sanctions.