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Iran says nuclear deal talks with EU 'constructive'

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Iranian said on Tuesday that he had a "good and constructive" meeting with the EU over the survival of 2015 nuclear deal.

"We have started working to reach the guarantees," cited news agency quoting as saying who referred to Iran's demand that the remaining parties to Iran's nuclear deal or the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) should ensure Tehran's interests will be protected.

"It was a good and constructive meeting," he said, adding that "we are on the right track ... to make sure that the interests of the remaining signatories of the JCPOA, especially Iran, will be guaranteed."

is in on the final leg of a diplomatic tour to save the 2015 nuclear deal after the recent US withdrawal from the pact. The tour has already taken him to and

Last week, US said that the US would withdraw from the nuclear deal, a landmark agreement signed in 2015.

Trump added that he will not sign the waiver of nuke-related sanctions against

Accordingly, Iran's said that would remain in the nuclear deal in case the country's interests are secured by other parties to the agreement.

"If the remaining five countries in the deal live up to their commitments and guarantee Iran's interests, the agreement will survive," he said on Sunday during a meeting with visiting



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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 05:48 IST