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  3/27/2014, Adar Bet 25, 5774

Peres to Vienna on Sunday


President Shimon Peres is scheduled to fly to Vienna on Sunday for talks with Director General Yukiya Amano of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Lamberto Zanier, the head of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and with Austrian President Heinz Fischer and Chancellor Werner Faymann, according to a statement by Peres's office, cited Thursday by Agence France Presse.

The statement said the president and Yamano will discuss the United Nations nuclear watchdog's "role as the professional body leading the effort to put the brakes on Iran's nuclear programme."