France: Deal on Iran nuclear programme 'not far'

"We are not far from an agreement with the Iranians, but we are not there yet", Laurent Fabius said.

France: Deal on Iran nuclear programme 'not far'

World Bulletin / News Desk

France's foreign minister said on Monday he was hopeful a deal could be reached with Iran over its nuclear programme, although Tehran still had to make an effort on a few points.

"We are not far from an agreement with the Iranians, but we are not there yet," Laurent Fabius toldEurope 1 radio.

Some diplomats accused France of grandstanding during talks in Geneva at the weekend, something Fabius denied, saying Paris was not isolated, but had an independent foreign policy. 

Last Mod: 11 Kasım 2013, 11:34
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