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No one-on-one talks agreement with Iran: White House

The White House has denied a media report stating the US and Iran have agreed for one-on-one talks over the latter`s controversial nuclear programme.



Washington: The White House has denied a media report stating the US and Iran have agreed for the first time to hold one-on-one talks over the latter`s controversial nuclear programme, Xinhua reported Sunday.

"It`s not true that the United States and Iran have agreed to one-on-one talks or any meeting after the American elections," said Tommy Vietor, spokesperson of the US National Security Council, in a statement.

"We continue to work with the P5+1 on a diplomatic solution and have said from the outset that we would be prepared to meet bilaterally," he added, referring to Britain, China, France, Russia and the US, the five permanent UN Security Council members, and Germany.

The New York Times had reported about the one-on-one agreement with Iran on its website Saturday, quoting Obama administration officials.

The report said the agreement was the result of intense and secret exchanges between officials of the two countries, which began almost immediately after President Barack Obama took office in January 2009.

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