Last updated: 9 July, 2015

Zarif says ‘will stay as long as necessary’ in Iran nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was prepared to stay at the negotiating table in Vienna “as long as necessary” to clinch a deal with world powers on Tehran’s contested nuclear programme.

Speaking to reporters from his hotel balcony in the Austrian capital, where talks have stretched into their 13th day, Zarif said he “will stay as long as necessary”.