Iran's chief negotiator Saeed Jalili (R) and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton meet in Moscow, on June 18, 2012.
A spokesman for European Union’s chief negotiator, Catherine Ashton, says multifaceted talks between Iran and the world powers in Moscow are progressing in a calm and positive atmosphere.
Michael Mann noted that today’s talks between Iran and the P5+1 -- the US, Britain, France, Russia, China, and Germany -- are progressing in a calm and positive atmosphere and there is easy interaction between the two sides, IRNA reported on Monday
He added that the negotiating parties will follow up on the preliminary discussions later on Monday afternoon.
Mann further stated that the two sides will hold general sessions on Monday as Tuesday has been scheduled for bilateral meetings.
Iran and the P5+1 launched the third round of their new series of talks in the Russian capital of Moscow on Monday.
The Iranian delegation is led by the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Saeed Jalili, and the P5+1 is headed by the EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton.
Iran and the P5+1 held three sessions of plenary talks in Baghdad in late May after an earlier round of negotiations in the Turkish city of Istanbul in mid-April.