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U.S. sets condition for extending deadline on nuclear talks with Iran

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 01:35
U.S. officials warned Saturday that they would not seek to extend negotiations over Iran's nuclear program beyond the July 20 deadline unless Tehran's negotiators make major concessions in the next several days.
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West, Iran say big gaps remain as deadline looms in nuclear talks

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 00:50
World powers and Iran on Sunday said big differences remained in talks to build a lasting agreement on the Islamic republic's nuclear activities by the end of next week, as foreign ministers flew into Vienna to push negotiations along. "We have some very significant gaps," US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters on arrival. "On practically all the important issues differences persist and ...
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Iran sees 'no benefit' in nuclear weapon: FM

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 22:09
Iran's top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran has no interest in building an atomic bomb, despite Western powers' claims otherwise. Zarif's comments, in a television interview due to be broadcast Sunday, when Iran engages in talks with the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany aimed at a grand bargain reducing in scope the Islamic republic's nuclear ...
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Iran sticks to ‘unworkable, inadequate’ stances in nuclear talks – US

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 20:12
Iran has stuck to "unworkable and inadequate" positions in nuclear talks with six world powers despite a looming deadline for a deal to end sanctions against Tehran in exchange for curbs on its atomic program, a U.S. official said on Saturday.
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Iran sticks to 'unworkable, inadequate' stances in nuclear talks: U.S.

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 19:50
By Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has stuck to "unworkable and inadequate" positions in nuclear talks with six world powers despite a looming deadline for a deal to end sanctions against Tehran in exchange for curbs on its atomic program, a U.S. official said on Saturday. "We are still very far apart on some issues and obviously on enrichment capacity," the senior U.S ...
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Iran protesters demand respect for the veil, chastity

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 18:36
Several hundred people demonstrated in Iran's capital on Saturday to demand that state television boost "the culture of the veil and chastity" in its programming. Under Islamic law in force in Iran since the 1979 revolution, women must wear loose clothing and a hijab, a veil covering the hair and neck. "The law must be respected if the chastity of society is to be preserved," demonstrator ...
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Iran FM condemns US, UN inaction on Israeli Gaza strikes

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 18:34
Iran's foreign minister has called for an "immediate end" to Israel's bombing of Gaza and criticized the United States for not restraining its most important Middle Eastern ally. Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a taped interview with US broadcaster NBC to air Sunday, urged Washington to use the United Nations to stop the Israeli strikes. "Almost a hundred people have been killed, over 500 have been ...
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Iran warns UN Security Council against 'excessive' demands

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 17:21
Iran's chief negotiator in nuclear talks in Vienna warned today that Tehran is ready to walk away if "excessive" Western demands cause a failure, eight days before a deadline for a deal.
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Iran warns that it could walk away from nuclear talks

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 16:59
Iran says it wants to enrich uranium to fuel planned nuclear power plants around Iran, but these facilities are years, if not decades, away .
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Iran warns could walk away from nuclear talks

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 15:47
Iran's chief negotiator in nuclear talks in Vienna warned Saturday that Tehran is ready to walk away if "excessive" Western demands cause a failure, eight days before a deadline for a deal. Abbas Araqchi said however that he hoped that the attendance from Sunday of foreign ministers including US Secretary of State John Kerry would help overcome "deep differences" that remain. "If we see that the ...
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Analysis: Lavrov's absence clouds Iran nuke talks

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 15:16
VIENNA (AP) — Decisions by the foreign ministers of Russia and China to skip talks on Iran's nuclear program this weekend are further denting expectations that the stalled negotiations will produce a deal by July 20.
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