VIENNA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) - The talk between the UN nuclear watch dog and Iran is "constructive" and would be continued on October 28, both sides said on Friday in Vienna.
Herman Nackaert, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief inspector told the reporters that his first meeting with Iranian new negotiation team is "constructive."
Reza Najafi, Iran's envoy to the IAEA, confirmed both sides would continue such "constructive" meeting on October 28, looking forward to reach an agreement in the future as soon as possible with the agency.
The talk was hold in the building of Iranian mission to international organizations in the capital city of Austria, which last for around four hours, relatively shorter than the previous talks, is supposed to be a tentative meeting between Tehran's new negotiation team with IAEA, and could hardly make any concrete progress, a Vienna based diplomat told Xinhua.
Iran and IAEA have hold 11 rounds of talks over the "structured approach", aimed at conducting inspection beyond the safeguard agreement to resolve the outstanding issue in Tehran disputed nuclear programme, however, until now, no deal was made.
Iran is suspected by the UN nuclear watchdog of possible experiments on developing nuclear weapon which Tehran denied, saying the agency is conducting the inspection by the misleading intelligence.
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