Catherine Ashton and Mohammad Javad Zarif
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Iran nuclear deal 'within months'

9 March 2014 Last updated at 23:32 GMT

The Iranian foreign minister has told the visiting EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, that a nuclear deal could come in the next four months.

Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks lasting more than an hour with Baroness Ashton, who is making her first visit to Tehran amid a thaw in relations.

Lyse Doucet reports from Tehran.

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