TEHRAN (FNA)- A team of high-ranking German negotiators arrived in Tehran on Friday to discuss bilateral ties and the latest developments in Iran's talks with the six world powers with senior Iranian officials.
The delegation, led by German representative at the nuclear talks Hans Dieter Lucas, is slated to meet Iranian Supreme Leader's Top Advisor for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati later in the day.
The meetings come as top Iranian diplomats have already held separate bilateral talks with senior negotiators of the US, France and Russia.
The bilateral talks come ahead of the next round of negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear energy program scheduled for June 16-20 in the Austrian capital city of Vienna.
Iran and Group 5+1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) have been discussing ways to overcome their differences and start drafting a final deal that would end the West’s dispute with Iran over the country’s nuclear energy program.
Iran and the G5+1 wrapped up their latest round of high-level nuclear talks in Vienna on May 16. ------ ...