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Iran's foreign minister says nuclear talks to restart 'very soon'

Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told reporters that Iran plans to return to the negotiating table after suspending its participation at the end of June.
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Iran’s new foreign minister said Friday that Tehran will "very soon" resume its participation in talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal.

"The Islamic Republic of Iran will return to the table of negotiations. We are reviewing the Vienna negotiations files currently and, very soon, Iran’s negotiations with the 'four plus one' countries will recommence," Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told reporters on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly summit. 

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