Iran would be willing to review its decision to enrich uranium to 20 percent, if the West meets its needs, affirmed adeputy on Saturday, coinciding with the beginning of nuclear talks in Istanbul with six world powers. In declarations to the Iranian governmental Mehr News Agency, the legislator Parviz Sorouri said that purification of nuclear fuel to 20 percent goes to operate the nuclear reactor in Tehran that produces radioisotopes for cancer patients.
If the West meets our needs, Iran is ready to reconsider that activity, stressed Sorouri expressing optimism about Saturday's talks with the five permanent members of UN Security Council plus Germany (G5 +1).
Government officials and parliamentarians members of the committee of foreign policy and national security of the Majlis (Persian Parliament) showed confidence that there will be progress in this round of talks, after the failures of Geneva (2010) and Istanbul (2011).
However, the president stressed the determination of the Islamic Republic of not giving up, not even an inch, in its nuclear program with peaceful aims, since it is a legitimate right.
A few hours before talks begin in the Turkish city, the chief Iranian nuclear negotiator, , called for a constructive atmosphere, without imposition or blackmail to gain progress in solving global disputes, not only of the national nuclear program.