For information only - not an official document
7 May 2014
Note to Correspondents
E3 / EU+3 - Iran Talks
EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the E3+3 (France, Germany, UK, China, Russia and USA) and Iran have asked Austria to host the forthcoming round of talks between E3/EU+3 and Iran in Vienna starting on 13 May 2014.
Austria has provided, as part of its foreign policy, its strong support to achieve a diplomatic solution to the Iranian nuclear issue and therefore welcomes the possibility to provide the venue for these important negotiations. The meeting in Vienna constitutes the start of talks on a comprehensive agreement between E3/EU+3 and Iran.
Media events: At present, no media events have been announced, however, press briefings during and/or after the talks are foreseen.
The venue for press briefings is the Media Centre in the Austria Center Vienna
IMPORTANT NOTE: To access the Media Centre, a separate accreditation / registration is required (Holders of a permanent press access card to the VIC will also need additional press accreditation to access the Media Centre.)
For further information on accreditation visit: http://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/foreign-ministry/news/press-releases/2014/presseeinladung-e3eu-3-iran-gespraeche-mai-2014-wien.html
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For information on accreditation and organizational matters:
Tel: +43 (0)50 11 50 3395
For inquiries on the talks
Chief Spokesperson to HRVP Catherine Ashton
Tel: +32 (0)2 584 9780
Mobile: +32 (0)498 99 97 80
Tel: +32 (0)2 296 92 18
Mobile: +32 (0)460 75 41 75
Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations