Vienna, 7 March 2014 Press release

MEDIA ALERT: E3/EU+3 - Iran Talks, March 2014, Vienna

Vienna, 7 March 2014 – EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the E3+3 (France, Germany, UK, China, Russia and USA) and Iran have asked Austria to host the upcoming round of talks between E3/EU+3 and Iran in Vienna starting on 18 March 2014.

Austria has provided, as part of its foreign policy, its strong support to achieve a diplomatic solution to the Iranian nuclear issue and therefore welcomes the possibility to provide the venue for these important negotiations. The meeting in Vienna constitutes the continuation of the talks on a comprehensive agreement between the E3/EU+3 and Iran.

The accreditation deadline is Sunday, 16 March 2014, 11 p.m.
Later applications for accreditation cannot be accepted

At present, no media events have been announced, however, press briefings during and/or after the talks are foreseen.

Check the Internet – please refrain from calling

Please find detailed information for media representatives concerning accreditation and logistics online. Additional information for media representatives will be made available on this page and will be updated regularly.

Contact Information:

For information on accreditation and organizational matters:
Press Officer
Tel: +43 (0)1 50 11 50 3395
Email: helene.spitzer(at)

For inquiries on the talks

by E3/EU+3:
Michael MANN
Chief Spokesperson to HRVP Catherine Ashton
Tel: +32 (0)2 584 9780
Mobile: +32 (0)498 99 97 80
Email: michael.mann(at)

Press Officer
Tel: +32 (0)2 296 92 18
Mobile: +32 (0)460 75 41 75
Email: nabila.massrali(at)

by Iran:
Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations
Tel: +43-68181234559
Email: b.saberi(at)