EU says 'political talks with Iran were constructive’

TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) – In the wake of second round of talks with the Islamic Republic of Iran on the regional issues, European Union (EU) announced that yesterday's political consultations with Iran concentrating on the political and humanitarian situation in Yemen were constructive.

Spokesperson for the European External Action Service said in a statement that EU and four European states’ political talks with Iran on Yemen was held in Rome on May 3, headed by Secretary General of the EU diplomatic service, Helga Schmid.

Four European countries attended the meeting at the level of political directors and Iranian delegation was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi-Ansari.

EU’s statement added that the second such s session was held after a meeting on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on February, 2018, focusing on political and humanitarian situation in Yemen and it was constructive.

Participants in the session agreed to hold the next round of the talks in Brussels in near future, the statement said.

Thursday’s meeting was held several days after Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu claimed in a TV show that Israeli Intelligence Service has got access to 55,000 documents denoting Iran’s attempts to achieve nuclear weapon.

Meanwhile, European states are currently trying to push talks with Iran on its missile program and regional clout to convince the US to stay in the nuclear deal officially known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Actions.


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