“On June 20 we have finished next round of negotiations and I cannot say which scheme would be chosen and why,” he said.
Russia called on the representatives of the P5+1 group to do everything to develop a comprehensive agreement on the Iranian nuclear program by July 20. Otherwise, the parties will need a separate decision. This was announced on June 20 by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, reports TASS.
“I think that if, due to one reason or another, we will not reach an agreement, then we will need a separate decision,” said the Deputy Minister. “It must be preceded the corresponding discussion, but now there is no reason for us to involve into this work, in the discussion of this subject”.
“From my part, it would be incorrect to begin to speculate on what to do if we miss the deadline,” continued diplomat. “On the contrary, we encourage everyone, and we are doing everything in order to find necessary solution till July 20”.
The appearance of a certain text in the Vienna negotiations of P5+1 group is a positive step, but the question remains about the essence of the text, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told journalists yesterday.
“Basically, we have never tried to write such a document. It is, by its nature, has no precedents in its content and in terms of its importance for solving the challenges before us,” the diplomat stressed. “Therefore, it is important to verify each step, to think everything over, and P5+1 group showed utmost understanding and willingness to act this way”.
This was announced on June 20 by Deputy Minister Sergei Ryabkov: “Strictly speaking, the result is not very impressive in terms of the ultimate goal achivement,” he said. “We have intensively worked in different ways for a week. As a result, we have a certain text, which has no status in terms of the willingness of all parties to sign what is written there”.
“This can be easily seen by the amount of brackets in the text, which means that there are a lot of controversial issues, objections of various delegations, which require additional study”, said the Deputy Minister. “There are a lot of controversial points and all of them are regarding the fundamental questions”.
“However, the fact that such text appeared is already a step forward,” stated Ryabkov. “Finally, after numerous and sustained efforts there was formed a common ground, understandable for all participants of the negotiations. I think we will follow it and will continue working on the basis of this text”.