Jul 13, 2014, 1:09 PM
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Kerry in Vienna to attend Vienna 6 talks

Tehran, July 13, IRNA - US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Vienna on Sunday to attend negotiations with a number of his counterparts over Iran's peaceful nuclear program.

Kerry arrived in Vienna after a short visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, where he discussed the row over run-off election results with two Afghan presidential candidates.

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius as well as British Foreign Secretary William Hague and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier are also scheduled to attend the nuclear talks in Vienna.

Presence of Wang Yi, the Chinese Foreign Minister and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has not been confirmed yet.

Foreign ministers of G5+1 member states will step into talks in Vienna to confer latest developments regarding drafting of the Comprehensive Agreement.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton have led the sixth round of nuclear talks underway in Vienna since July 2nd.

Iran and G5+1 authorities started their longest ever round of talks to reach a long-term agreement by July 20 deadline.