Iran, Brazil, Turkey foreign ministers to meet in Istanbul: FM

11:50, July 25, 2010      

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Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said the foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey and Brazil are to meet in Istanbul on Sunday to discuss the latest developments on Tehran Declaration, Iran's official news agency IRNA reported on Saturday.

Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki will meet with his Brazilian and Turkish counterparts, Celso Amorim and Ahmet Davutoglu, "in Istanbul tomorrow morning to discuss the Tehran Declaration about the fuel swap", Ramin Mehmanparast was quoted as saying by IRNA.

The three foreign ministers will discuss various issues such as fuel swap deal to deliver 3.5 percent enriched uranium by Iran in return for 20 percent fuel for Tehran reactor, according to IRNA.

On May 17, Iran, Turkey and Brazil signed a joint declaration in Tehran to endorse a nuclear fuel swap proposal, according to which Iran will ship some 1,200 kg of its 3.5 percent enriched uranium to Turkey in exchange for a total of 120 kg 20 percent uranium fuel needed for its medical research reactor.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王千原雪)

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