First Round of Negotiations on Comprehensive Nuclear Agreement
“It is our understanding that the first round of comprehensive negotiations will be in New York in mid-February with dates still being confirmed on schedules,” announced Marie Harf, U.S. state Department’s deputy spokesperson. (Al-Monitor, 27 January)
The last three rounds of nuclear talks that secured a six-month interim agreement last November took place in Geneva.
UPDATE: Iran's state TV confirmed that the first round of negotiations on final status of the country's nuclear program will take place in New York. (IRIB, 27 January)
File photo: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a meeting in New York, 26 September 2013. (Al-Monitor)