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VIENNA, July 14. /TASS/. Iran and six world powers (five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany) have reached a historic nuclear deal, a European diplomat has told TASS.
"A compromise has been reached on all the issues, in the near future the sides will announce the result," the source said.
"The work overnight to Tuesday, although under great pressure of time, has allowed settling the remaining differences," he said. The deal will be officially sealed by the foreign ministers closer to noon, he added.
The EU’s external action service officially announced that the final plenary meeting of Iran and six world powers (five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany) will be convened in Vienna on Tuesday.
The meeting of the foreign ministers that is due to put an end to years-long talks on Tehran’s nuclear programme is due to begin at 10.30 a.m. (0830GMT) at the UN headquarters in Vienna and will be followed by a news conference.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif earlier announced that the agreement with six major powers on Tehran's nuclear program will be possibly made on Tuesday, Iran’s Press TV channel reported.
Over the past 11 years of the negotiating process, Iran and six world powers are more than ever close to reaching the deal set to put Tehran’s nuclear program under international control and allow lifting sanctions affecting the economy of the country home to almost 80 million people.