Iran and the European Union are to resume nuclear talks in Istanbul next week, the Fars news agency reported Sunday, DPA reported.
Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeid Jalili and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton had agreed in a phone conversation to meet on Tuesday in Istanbul, Fars reported, without giving further details.
There has been no official confirmation yet of the Jalili-Ashton meeting.
Iran's official news agency IRNA reported that Jalili would leave for Ankara on Monday to meet with Turkish officials but did not mention his meeting with Ashton.
The latest round of nuclear talks were held in Moscow in June and ended without any breakthrough.