The following is a transcript of remarks to reporters today by Tero Varjoranta, Deputy Director General for Safeguards, following talks at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna on 28-29 October 2013:
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, I have a joint statement to make by the IAEA and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Following a meeting between the IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister, S. Abbas Araghchi, delegations of the Agency and the Islamic Republic of Iran had a very productive meeting covering past and present issues on the 28th and 29th of [October] here in Vienna.
Iran presented a new proposal on practical measures as a constructive contribution to strengthen cooperation and dialogue with a view to future resolution of all outstanding issues.
Following the substantive discussions it was decided that a further meeting will be held on 11th November in Tehran in order to take this cooperation forward.