Iran, IAEA agree on action plan to resolve n-issues

IAEA-IranVienna, Oct 29 : Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Tuesday agreed on an action plan to resolve their outstanding issues.

A source close to the Iranian negotiating team in Vienna told official news agency IRNA that the most important achievement of the two-day meeting was the new action plan which will replace the previous framework.

A joint statement is expected to be released.

The next round of Iran-IAEA talks will be held in Tehran Nov 11.

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said Monday that he presented a new proposal to Director-General of IAEA Yukiya Amano to resolve the outstanding issues by adopting a new action plan.

Iran's Ambassador to IAEA Reza Najafi led the Iranian negotiating team and IAEA Deputy Director-General for Safeguards Tero Varjoranta led the IAEA team.(IANS)