Iran and P5+1(Group of six major world powers comprising the US, France, Britain, Russia, China and Germany) were agreed on 16 October 2013 first time to hold talks on Iran’s nuclear programme.
TheP5+1 group was held two days intense, substantive and forward looking talks with Iran over its controversial nuclear program on 15-16 October 2013 in Geneva.
According to the agreed plan between Iran and P5+1 Group, Iran ensured to the P5+1 group that it will use nuclear programme for peaceful purpose.
According to the agreed plan all nuclear activities in Iran will supervised by the International Atomic Energy Agenc( IAEA)
Javad Zarif ,Iran’s foreign Minister while accepting the proposal of P5+1 group hoped that the results achieved over two days of talks in Geneva will mark the beginning of a new phase in relations between Iran and the P5+1 countries.
Iran and the P5+1 group were previously held talks in Almaty, Kazakhstan April 5-6 2012. The two sides had resumed negotiations in Almaty in February 2013 after a nine-month interval. Each side brought a proposal to the April talks, but failed to reach consensus on a way forward and no further meetings were scheduled. But Iran and P5+1 group were agreed first time to hold talks on Iran’s nuclear parogramme.
About P5+1 Group
• The P5+1 Group, a group of six world countries (United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, and France plus Germany).
• It was formed in 2006 to resolve the nuclear progamme in Iran.