Negotiators stick to specified guidelines

TEHRAN, May 26 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy FM and senior negotiator in nuclear talks with the 5+1 Seyed Abbas Araghchi underlined that Iran’s negotiating team is committed to the redlines set by Leader.

Araghchi made the remarks during an interview with IRIB’s channel 2. He said diplomats and negotiators are duty-bound to act in accordance with guidelines considered for them.

Expressing pleasure over wide-spread attention by people as well as social and political groups to the nuclear issue, Araghchi said it showed Iranian people’s political maturity to discuss issues connected to national interests.

“Following each round of talks, the negotiators attend the Parliament open sessions and submit a report on the latest developments in talks to the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission,” Araghchi said.

"Listening to the statements by four lawmakers from different factions, we presented a complete report on the ongoing talks over Iran’s nuclear program," Araghchi said outlining yesterday’s session.

Commenting on the specified redlines for nuclear talks, Iran’s top negotiator said, “generally, the Iranian diplomats and negotiators act according to the guidelines depicted for them which is based on country’s interests.”

Elsewhere in his comments, Araghchi stressed that the Iranian delegation has always reaffirmed Tehran would never agree to the inspection of its military sites or any interview with its nuclear scientists adding that, “All ways to abuse have been principally blocked during nuclear talks.”

Araghchi also highlighted the role of Parliament in Iran’s nuclear case, saying that Tehran’s acceptance of the Additional Protocol to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) depends on Parliament’s approval.


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