VIENNA, July 13, /ITAR-TASS/. There has been no breakthrough at a ministerial meeting between Iran and the six international negotiators on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, the P5+1 group of states, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Sunday while leaving the Coburg Hotel where the talks are underway.
Iran, P5+1 focused on achieving results on July 20 rather than discussing extending terms, Hague said
Differences between Iran and the six international negotiators on the enrichment part of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, the P5+1 group of countries, remain substantial, British Foreign Secretary told.
Hague was answering a question on whether the sides succeeded in bringing their positions closer on the enrichment part of the program.
P5+1 is the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom, and France plus Germany.
Iran says it needs nuclear power to generate electricity, but Western powers led by the United States claim Iran’s eventual aim is to create nuclear weapons