Macron (on #Iran FM's visit to #Biarritz):This visit proved Iran's resolve to defend its interests & its commitment towards negotiation …Continuation of negotiations for settling problems is the right decision & we need to continue along this path until we reach a desired point.
After the talks in #Biarritz & his Asian tour to #China, #Japan & #Malaysia, #Iran's foreign minister @JZarif will travel to #Russia, another party to the #JCPOA, on Monday to meet FM Lavrov to discuss the latest developments on the nuclear deal & deescalation in the region.
#Iran's Foreign Minister @JZarif: What French & American officials have discussed [on the meeting between #Trump & #Rouhani] is up to them, but I said in #Biarritz that there will be no meeting with American officials.
As speculation over the results of #Biarritz talks regarding the credit line for INSTEX & sanctions relief on #Iran's oil export continue, FM @JZarif is in an Asian tour to #China, #Japan & #Malaysia, two of which are customers of Iranian #oil.
#Iran FM @JZarif (on Biarritz visit): Some points needed to be clarified or negotiated more, esp banking & oil issues that were discussed in an intensive talks by experts. We were in #Biarritz for ۴ hrs & we met French FM & Economy Minister all ۴ hrs. Last hour we were w/ Macron.
#Iran president's chief of staff: Considerable parts confirmed by G۷ was unacceptable for us & we presented our offers to Macron. Zarif had discussions in #Biarritz & some progress was made. We decided to continue talks after our consultations in Tehran & G۷'s w European partners
#Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister @Araghchi says the US has shown some «flexibility» regarding the easing of Iran #oil sanctions during a recent meeting between the #French president @EmmanuelMacron & #American president @realDonaldTrump in #Biarritz.
#Iran's deputy foreign minister Araghchi: When #France invited foreign minister @JZarif to #Biarritz, we said that we would come provided that there would be no meeting or negotiations with #American side even by chance.
#Iran's Foreign Minister @JZarif (in Beijing): In #Biarritz I said that a meeting between Iran & US presidents is not possible by the time that the US joins P۵+۱ & implements nuclear deal. Even at that time we'll not have bilateral talks.
#Iran's Foreign Minister @JZarif says that, in #Biarritz, there was a chance to review the latest developments & coordinations also with the advisers to #British PM & #German chancellor. Zarif hoped that the talks would work.
#Iran government Spox: We didn't accept the missile issues [to be negotiated]. @JZarif's talks in #Biarritz were on the #French package, presented on behalf of Europeans, & on Iran's approach to that package. We are waiting for the conclusion of the aspects of the negotiations.