European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wait to begin talks in Vienna July 3, 2014. (REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was to hold talks with top EU diplomat Catherine Ashton in Brussels Monday, following fresh U.S. sanctions on entities linked to Tehran's nuclear program.Ashton, the EU foreign policy chief, has shepherded year-long talks between Iran and major powers, aiming for a comprehensive deal to end a decade-long dispute over the Islamic republic's nuclear activities.Zarif will meet Ashton for a working lunch, Iran's official IRNA news agency said.In exchange for nuclear curbs, Iran wants a vast array of U.S., EU and U.N. sanctions to be lifted.Monday's meeting with Ashton precedes a resumption of the talks between Iran and the powers on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York later this month.
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