would likely resume in September alongside the meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York. He added that this might be preceded by bilateral talks or meetings of high-level experts, according to Iran’s semi-official Fars News Agency.

No similar statements were issued to the media by the other parties to the talks, so it remains to be seen whether Araqchi’s comments reflected plans that were outlined at the previous talks in July, or whether Iran is pushing for its own timeline without coordination with the other powers.