Iran and the United Nations’ nuclear monitoring agency said Tuesday that they had held a “very productive” two-day meeting aimed at resolving questions about the Iranian atomic energy program, and that they would reconvene Nov. 11 in Tehran. The announcement, made in an unusual joint statement issued at the conclusion of the meeting, did not specify what progress had been made, but it said Iran had presented a new proposal. The tone of the statement suggested renewed optimism that the concerns of the nuclear monitoring group, the International Atomic Energy Agency, would be addressed. The meeting, held at the agency’s headquarters in Vienna, was the first face-to-face encounter between Yukiya Amano, the director general, and an Iranian delegation dispatched by Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, who has made it a priority to resolve Iran’s enduring nuclear dispute and reduce tensions with the West. Mr. Amano has been outspoken in […]