Kerry begins new talks with Iran chasing nuclear deal

US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a new round of nuclear talks Thursday with his Iranian counterpart, starting the final countdown to a March 31 deadline.

AFP| Updated: Mar 26, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a new round of nuclear talks Thursday with his Iranian counterpart, starting the final countdown to a March 31 deadline.

Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met at a luxury lakeside Lausanne hotel with just days left to seal a long-elusive deal on reining in Iran`s controversial nuclear programme.