Plenary Session on Iran's Nuclear Program Begins in Vienna

© AP Photo / Ronald ZakCameras stand in front of a luxury downtown hotel, where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran take place, in Vienna, Austria
Cameras stand in front of a luxury downtown hotel, where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran take place, in Vienna, Austria - Sputnik International
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A plenary session between the P5+1 group of international mediators and the Tehran delegation devoted to the Iranian nuclear program has kicked off in Vienna.

VIENNA (Sputnik) — Prior to the plenary session, the P5+1 political directors concluded a coordination meeting, and held several bilateral meetings.

Experts from the P5+1 group comprising the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, China, France and Germany have been holding talks on the Iranian nuclear issue in the Austrian capital for the past two days.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L to R) pose for photographers before a meeting in Vienna - Sputnik International
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The P5+1 group tries to reach a deal with Tehran guaranteeing a peaceful nature of the Iranian nuclear program.

On April 2, Iran and the P5+1 group worked out the political framework agreement on the Iranian nuclear program in the Swiss city of Lausanne. Under the deal, Tehran pledged to cut back its uranium enrichment and decrease the number of centrifuges in the country, in exchange for gradual lifting of international sanctions.

The deadline for the final deal on the Iran’s nuclear program is set for July 1, 2015.

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