Ashton to meet Iranian FM to discuss nuclear negotiations

The European Union's diplomatic chief Catherine Ashton will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of a UN meeting this month to discuss stalled nuclear negations, Ashton's spokesman said on Friday.


"The High Representative called Foreign Minister Zarif this morning, following the news that the Foreign Ministry will be responsible for the nuclear negotiations," Ashton's spokesman Michael Mann said.

"They agreed that they would meet in New York during the United Nations General Assembly week." (Reuters)