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

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

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)

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Updated Date: Jan 16, 2016 18:45:13 IST

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