UN Chief Reiterates Iran’s Right to Use Peaceful N. Technology
TEHRAN (FNA)- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in Vienna stressed Iran’s right to use peaceful nuclear technology, and called for accelerated talks between Tehran and the world powers.
During the meeting which was held on the sidelines of the 5th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, entitled ‘Responsible Leadership in Diversity and Dialogue’ on Wednesday, the UN chief stressed Iran’s legitimate right to use peaceful nuclear energy.
He also called for accelerating the talks between Iran and G5+1 – the US, Britain, China, Russia, France and Germany.
Ban Ki-moon further said he was optimistic about the newly ended talks between Iran and the world powers.
The latest round of talks between Tehran and the Group 5+1 ended in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday.
During the talks Iran and the world powers agreed to hold an experts meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, on March 17-18 and then continue their talks at the level of their top negotiators in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 5-6.
Before Almaty talks, Iran and the G5+1 have already held three rounds of negotiations in Geneva, two rounds in Istanbul, one round in Baghdad and one round in Moscow. The last round of talks between Iran and the Group 5+1 was held in Moscow in June
( Fonte: http://www.english.farsnews.com )