Iran Wants Nuclear Talks in Turkey, Foreign Minister Salehi Says

Iran wants to hold negotiations about its nuclear program in Istanbul, Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi told reporters on arrival in Turkey.

Negotiations about the venue and timing are under way, Salehi said in response to a question at the airport in Ankara, the Turkish capital, according to Turkey’s state-run Anatolia news agency.

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is coordinating with the European Union’s foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, and Saeed Jalili, Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, Salehi said, according to Anatolia.

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