Zarif, Ashton: Iran, G5+1 strike deal

GENEVA, Nov. 24 (PNA/IRNA) –Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced that Tehran and the six world powers (the US, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany) have struck a deal here on Sunday.

“Iran and the Group 5+1 (the five permanent members of UN Security Council plus Germany),” Zarif said on his tweeter page.

Meantime, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton confirmed the news and told IRNA that the two sided have reached an agreement.

French and British foreign ministers Laurent Fabius and William Hague have also confirmed agreement.

The agreement was reached after five days of difficult and intensive talks between Iran and the Group 5+1 in Geneva and after a decade-long standoff between the two sides. (PNA/IRNA)