New Kerry, Zarif meeting in Iran nuclear talks: US

The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) as former EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton (C) looks on at nuclear talks in the Palais Coburg in Vienna on November 20, 2014US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Vienna on Saturday afternoon, their first direct talks of the day, a US official said, two days ahead of the deadline for a nuclear deal. “Secretary Kerry will meet with (former EU foreign policy chief Catherine) Ashton and Foreign Minister Zarif this afternoon,” the official said. Kerry said meanwhile as he met German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier that there were still “serious gaps” in the nuclear negotiations, two days before a deadline for a deal.

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