Date for implementation of Geneva deal to be set after solving remaining issues: FM spokeswoman

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA – A timetable for implementation of a joint plan of action agreed upon by Iran and the Group 5+1 countries on the former's nuclear program would be set after few remaining issues are solved, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said on Tuesday.

Speaking to reporters at her weekly press conference, Afkham said senior member of the Iranian negotiating team Abbas Araqchi is to meet with Helga Schmid, deputy of EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, on ways to implement the Geneva deal made on November 24, 2013 in the Swiss city.



"There are only a few issues about implementation of the joint plan of action which are to be discussed in a higher level," Afkham said.



She added more details about implementation of the joint plan of action would be made public after Araqchi-Schmid meeting.



Experts of Iran and Group 5+1 organized a mechanism or a joint plan of action for implementation of the bilateral agreement between Iran and the world Sextet (US, Britain, Russia, France and China plus Germany).



The experts have proposed January 20 for implementation of the joint plan of action.



Commenting on lifting of unjust anti-Iran sanctions, Afkham said the two sides' expert groups have so far held several round of talks on the issue the last round being held from December 29-30, 2013.



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