Vienna (IP) - Iranian top negotiator in Vienna talks said that in the recent negotiations and talks at the final days of the year, good progress had been achieved in the lifting of sanctions issue.

Iran PressEurope: Ali Bagheri Kani, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister in political affairs and top negotiator of Iran's delegation at the end of talks in Vienna, told Iranian reporters that " good progress achieved in the sanctions removal and interaction between Iranian side and other JCPOA party will continue after a short recess for New Year holidays.

"The main focus of talks was on the removal of anti-Iranian sanctions, good progress acheived so interaction between parties involving in JCPOA would be continued," Ali Bagheri Kani said.

Bagheri said that the two sides held talks and interacted in various fields, including several meetings on the issue of verification, both with the coordinator of the Joint Commission and the European sides.

In the fields of lifting sanctions, so-called correspondence between the two sides was carried out, and relatively good progress was made in the first few days of the eighth round in Vienna, Bagheri Kani highlighted.

He expressed hope that after the new year's holiday, with a few days of recess due to the end-of-year holidays, more serious work on the lifting of sanctions will be pursued by different parties.

Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani left Vienna for Tehran after meeting with the European troika (representatives of the three parties to the JCPOA) and Enrique Mora, EU foreign policy chief.


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