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Kerry and Ashton to hold nuclear talks in Vienna

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Kerry and Ashton to hold nuclear talks in Vienna
Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif (R) and EU foreign policy chief Ashton (L). Photo: APA/Hans Punz
13:59 CEST+02:00
US Secretary of State John Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will hold nuclear talks in Vienna next week.

Kerry will travel to Vienna on October 15th for the trilateral meeting as part of the comprehensive nuclear negotiations with Iran, the US State Department confirmed. 

It will follow two meetings held in New York recently during the UN General Assembly and is part of the EU-led P5+1 negotiations with Iran.

Ashton will first hold bilateral talks on Tuesday with Zarif, and "they will be joined by US Secretary of State John Kerry for a trilateral meeting on Wednesday," Ashton's spokesman Michael Mann said.

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