Tehran will meet the Six international mediators on the nuclear issue on April 14 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Western media reported Monday quoting Michael Mann, spokesman for the EU High Representative for Foreign and Security Policy Ashton .
“We managed to come to an agreement on the resumption of negotiations in Istanbul on April 14,” said M.Mann.
Sunday, the Iranian media, citing a representative of the Supreme Council of National Security of Iran, announced that the country’s authorities, who had previously proposed to hold talks in Baghdad or Damascus, intended to meet six international mediators on the nuclear issue (Russia, China, France, Great Britain, USA and Germany) on 13 and 14 April in Istanbul. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for his part refused to confirm that these negotiations would take place in Istanbul.
Several Western countries and the United States suspect Iran of wanting to develop a nuclear weapon under cover of a civilian nuclear program, which Tehran denies.