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Iran awaits outcome of UN meeting before further nuclear talks

Published on Sep 19, 2012 6:50 PM

ISTANBUL (REUTERS) - Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili said on Wednesday he would await the outcome of European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton's talks with the six world powers she represents before he held more talk with her.

Mr Jalili said his talks with Ms Ashton had been constructive.

"We evaluated the common points and what we could do for further cooperation and future meetings," Mr Jalili told a news conference in Istanbul, after meeting Ms Ashton late on Tuesday.

"The result was that the six countries should evaluate the outcome of our meeting amongst each other... We are waiting so that after (Ms Ashton) discusses with the six countries we will contact each other again," he said.

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