After Monday's meeting, China's chief negotiator in the Vienna talks said that the priority is to lift sanctions against Iran.

Iran PressEurope: Wang Qun, China's ambassador and permanent representative to international organizations based in Vienna, told reporters that the Iranian delegation is focusing on lifting sanctions as a priority, but also understands that other related issues need to be discussed.

Wang Qun described the Iranian delegation to the Vienna talks as pragmatic.

"We all agree that the priority is to lift sanctions, and we have to address that first," the senior Chinese diplomat said.

Enrique Mora, a senior European diplomat who chaired the meeting on lifting the sanctions against Iran, said that the talks were optimistic.

He said talks would continue on Tuesday and Wednesday with the formation of a working group to lift sanctions and Iran's nuclear program.

The first day of Vienna talks on lifting sanctions between senior diplomats of the P4 + 1 group and representatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran ended on Monday after about two hours.

The Iranian delegation attended the meeting with a legal-economic approach, focusing on the issue of lifting sanctions against the Iranian nation. 219