Iran and six world powers
plan expert-level talks next week to work out details of
implementing a breakthrough agreement for Tehran to curb its
disputed nuclear program in return for a limited easing of
Officials from Iran and the United States, France, Germany,
Britain, China and Russia are to meet on Dec. 9-10 in Vienna,
where the UN nuclear watchdog agency is based, diplomats said
The International Atomic Energy Agency
- which will be
tasked with verifying that Iran carries out its part of the Nov.
24 interim accord - "will have some involvement" in the meeting,
IAEA spokeswoman Gill Tudor
said, without elaborating.
Western diplomats said the experts must iron out nitty
gritty matters of implementation not addressed in Geneva
the deal can be put into practice.
These include how and when the IAEA will conduct its
expanded inspections and other technical issues.