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MOSCOW, April 30 /ITAR-TASS/. The next full-format round of talks on the Iranian nuclear issue will be held in Vienna on May 13-16, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, April 30.
Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, held a coordinating meeting with the political directors of the P5+1 group (five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany) in Brussels on April 30 to discuss the Iranian nuclear programme. Russia was represented by Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
“The main attention was paid to issues related to the preparation of the next full-format round of talks (in Vienna on May 13-16) to work out the final decision aimed at resolving the international community’s concerns about the Iranian nuclear programme,” the ministry said.
On the sidelines of the meeting, Ryabkov conferred separately with Helga Schmid, Deputy Secretary-General of the European External Action Service; Hans-Dieter Lucas, German Foreign Ministry Political Director; and Wang Qun, Director of the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Department of Arms Control.