EU denies nuclear talks with Iran in Brussels

The EU will not hold talks in Brussels on Thursday with Iran on restarting negotiations over the nuclear deal, a spokeswoman for the bloc said.

The announcement came after Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said the country’s lead nuclear negotiator, Ali Bagheri, would go to Brussels for discussions Thursday.

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said earlier on Monday that there was “hope that we will have preparatory meetings in Brussels in the days to come, but I cannot be sure of that