Kerry arrives in Vienna as world powers prepare to lift sanctions against Iran | Reuters - Firstpost
Firstpost
You are here:

Kerry arrives in Vienna as world powers prepare to lift sanctions against Iran | Reuters

#Europe   #France   #markets   #Middle East   #Politics   #Russia   #United States  


VIENNA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Vienna on Saturday as Iran and Western powers finalized arrangements for the lifting of sanctions against Tehran under a landmark nuclear deal clinched last year.

Kerry is expected to go directly into a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who arrived in Vienna earlier. The International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N. body, is set to issue a report triggering the lifting of sanctions imposed by the United Nations, United States and European Union.


(Reporting by Lesley Wroughton; Editing by Dominic Evans)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.

First Published On : Jan 16, 2016 18:45 IST

Comment using Disqus

Show Comments