TEHRAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Recognition of Iran's right to uranium enrichment would be the endpoint of nuclear talks between the Islamic republic and the world powers, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Tuesday.
In the negotiations with the P5+1 -- Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States -- "We want a beginning and ending to be specified for the talks," said Afkham in her weekly press conference.
"And the endpoint for us in the talks will be the recognition of nuclear rights of the Iranians, including (uranium) enrichment, " she said, stressing that "the enrichment right is not negotiable from our viewpoint."
Besides, "lifting the oppressive sanctions (by the West) against Iran is another demand of us" which are supposed to be implemented concurrent with further clarifications in Iran's nuclear program, she added.
"We hope ... the (nuclear) talks will continue in a quiet climate without tensions," said the spokeswoman, adding that Iran still needs to see a change of behavior in U.S. approach and action in dealing with Iran's nuclear issue and bilateral relations.
Positive signs in New York high-level talks on Sept. 26 between Iran and the P5+1 represented hopes for progress in stalled negotiations over Iran's nuclear issue.
Diplomats from the six countries were all encouraged by the positive attitudes of Tehran and they scheduled a new round of talks for Oct. 15-16 in Geneva.