EU's Ashton briefs Israel PM on Iran talks: source

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday for a discussion focused on upcoming talks between world powers and Iran, an Israeli official told AFP.

"They discussed Iran. Israel presented its positions as the next round of P5+1 talks in Baghdad approach," he said.

The official indicated that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Defence Minister Ehud Barak and incoming vice premier and Kadima head Shaul Mofaz also attended the talks.

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