US State Department: Kerry to join Iran talks in Geneva in light of progress being made

Washington - US Secretary of State JohnKerry decided to join Iran nuclear talks in Geneva givenprogress being made in negotiations between Tehran and six worldpowers, a State Department spokeswoman said on Friday.

"In the light of the progress being made Secretary Kerrydecided to travel to Geneva to join his ministerial colleaguestomorrow should an agreement be reached," State Departmentspokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters.
The explanation for his travels come following the announcement that Kerry will leave for Geneva on Friday to join nuclear talks between six major powers and Iran, the State Department said.
"After consulting with EU High Representative (Catherine) Ashton and the negotiating team on the ground, Secretary Kerry will travel to Geneva later today with the goal of continuing to help narrow the differences and move closer to an agreement," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement.
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