Daily Iran News


September 29, 2014: "Iran Talks Progressing With Sticking Points, Lavrov Says", Henry Meyer, Bloomberg
Talks on Iran’s nuclear program are moving in the right direction while key points remain to be settled ahead of the November deadline to reach a final deal, Russia’s top diplomat said.
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September 29, 2014: "Iran-6 Power Talks Turn Into Mostly Iran-US Show", George Jahn, Associated Press
First there were three nations negotiating with Tehran over its nuclear program. Then six. And now, mostly one — the United States.
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September 26, 2014: "Germany: We’ve never been so close to nuclear deal with Iran", Reuters
Six world power have never been so close to a deal with Iran that would resolve the decade-long nuclear standoff once and for all, but the final phase of the negotiations will be the hardest, Germany's foreign minister said on Thursday.
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September 26, 2014: "US Considers New Offer to Iran at Nuke Talks", George Jahn, Associated Press
The U.S. is considering softening present demands that Iran gut its uranium enrichment program in favor of a new proposal that would allow Tehran to keep nearly half of the project intact while placing other constraints on its possible use as a path to nuclear weapons, diplomats told The Associated Press.
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September 26, 2014: "Hundreds Protest Iran President Outside UN Complex", Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
Hundreds of people gathered Thursday in a plaza outside the United Nations to protest what they said was Iran's continued support of terrorism, its poor record on human rights and its deceptive tactics in nuclear negotiations as the country's president delivered remarks to world leaders.
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September 26, 2014: "Big powers aim to tackle any Iran bomb ‘sneak-out’ risk in nuclear talks", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
Western strategists have long debated the specter of Iran "breaking out" - suddenly showing the ability to explode an atom bomb. But some see a "sneak-out" less visible to U.N. inspectors as a possibly bigger risk and world powers have calibrated their demands in negotiations with Iran to forestall any such outcome.
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September 25, 2014: "Obama urges Iran not to let opportunity pass for nuclear deal", Reuters
U.S. President Barack Obama urged Iran on Wednesday "do not let this opportunity pass" for a nuclear deal by which Tehran would rein in its atomic program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions.
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September 25, 2014: "Iran’s Rouhani, UK’s Cameron have historic, ‘constructive’ meeting", Greg Botelho and Dana Ford, CNN
Leaders from Britain and Iran met Wednesday for the first time in 35 years, a potential breakthrough conversation that occurs at a time when Tehran is trying to shed Western-led sanctions over its nuclear program and Western nations are trying to garner international support for their campaign against ISIS.
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September 25, 2014: "Iran leader set for center stage at UN", Jennie Matthew, AFP
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani takes center stage at the UN General Assembly on Thursday, addressing the world's largest diplomatic gathering after being courted by European leaders for support on Syria.
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September 24, 2014: "Rouhani Says Iran Nuclear Deal Is Doable Inside Deadline", Matthew Winkler, Ladane Nasseri and Kambiz Foroohar , Bloomberg
Iran’s president said a nuclear accord with world powers is reachable within the two-month deadline envisaged for talks, as diplomats seek a breakthrough during a key round of negotiations in New York.
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September 24, 2014: "Iran says nuclear suspicions are ‘fabricated ambiguities’", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
Iran dismissed on Tuesday as "fabricated ambiguities" suspicions that it has carried out nuclear arms research, a day after it came under renewed Western pressure to help clear up U.N. watchdog concerns about its atomic energy program.
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September 24, 2014: "Iran nuclear deal would boost cooperation, Rouhani says", Stephen Adler, Reuters
If Iran and world powers reach a long-term nuclear deal that ends sanctions against Tehran, the agreement will open the door to deeper cooperation on regional peace and stability and the fight against terrorism, Iran's president said on Tuesday.
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September 23, 2014: "Iran Digs in on Underground Nuke Facility", George Jahn, Associated Press
Diplomats are reporting a setback at talks on Iran's nuclear program, saying Tehran has resumed rejecting U.S. demands it repurpose a uranium enrichment site.
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September 23, 2014: "France’s Fabius Warns Against Mixing Islamic State Fight With Iran Nuclear Talks", Laurence Norman, The Wall Street Journal
Discussions with Iran about fighting Islamic State mustn't seep into the nuclear talks with Iran, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Monday.
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September 23, 2014: "IAEA Urges Iran to Meet Investigation Request", Associated Press
The head of the U.N. atomic agency is urging Iran to provide answers over suspicions that Tehran worked on nuclear arms.
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