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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier are holding a working dinner in the Austrian capital of Vienna, a source in the Russian delegation told Sputnik.

    VIENNA (Sputnik), Daria Chernyshova, Anastasia Levchenko — Lavrov and Steinmeier are participating in the current round of the P5+1 — Russia, the United States, China, France, the United Kingdom and Germany — talks with Iran on the deal ensuring the peaceful nature of Tehran's nuclear program.

    "The ministers are holding a working dinner. During the conversation they will touch upon current international issues," the source said.

    Earlier in the day, Lavrov said that the negotiations on Iran's controversial nuclear program were moving in the right direction and a final nuclear deal may be reached in the upcoming days.

    The negotiators had initially set the deadline for reaching a final agreement on Iran's controversial nuclear program for Tuesday, but the date was shifted for seven more days, according to media reports.


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