Araqchi: all sanctions against Iran must be lifted

Araqchi: all sanctions against Iran must be lifted

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for political and international affairs Abbas Araghchi noted that Iran's position has not changed and remains the same stressing that all sanctions should be lifted.

Araghchi who is Iran's chief negotiator at the Vienna talks further referred to holding of the third round of Vienna talks in the form of the JCPOA Joint Commission on Tuesday and said that intensive discussions took place during the meeting on bilateral, trilateral and five-party meetings.

Araghchi described the tripartite meeting with Russia and China as very useful and said that parties intend to hold similar tripartite meetings before the commission meeting. "Russia and China have very favorable stands and this time too, this trilateral meeting was held in collaboration with Russia and China," IRNA cited him as saying.