Iranian negotiator denies discussion of 2-3 page nuclear deal: IRNA

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Posted: Mar 28, 2015 5:44 AM

DUBAI (Reuters) - A member of Iran's negotiating team at ongoing nuclear talks in Switzerland denied reports that the two sides are closing in a 2- to 3-page preliminary accord, state news agency IRNA reported on Saturday.

Majid Takht-Ravanchi told IRNA there been no discussion of such an accord, IRNA said.

Reuters reported on Friday that Iran and world powers -- the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China -- were getting close to such a deal, citing senior Iranian and Western officials.

A Western diplomat who confirmed the Reuters story dismissed Ravanchi’s remarks as incorrect and aimed at a domestic audience.

(Reporting by Sam Wilkin; Editing by Toby Chopra)