Meeting comes following resumption of talks since last week in Geneva following framework agreement announced on April 2 in Switzerland
Untied States Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif at the opening of the United Nations Conference on Global Anti-Nuclear Weapons Treaty Monday. They are to hold side talks on talks between world powers and Iran’s negotiations on a permanent nuclear deal.
This will be the second meeting between Kerry and Zarif since the resumption of talks between world powers and Iran following the creation of a framework agreement on Iran’s nuclear program on April 2 in Switzerland.
World powers and Iran met for the first time following the announcement of a framework agreement, the dateline for the end of talks delayed again. The talks were reportedly were “making good progress” as world powers continue to create a permanent deal on Iran’s nuclear program and the end of sanctions placed on Iran in return. The deadline for the end of talks on a permanent deal
The presence of Iranian top diplomats is the first since the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and the first time top diplomats will address the 190 signatories of the Treaty.