Iran's talks with six global powers on a long-term deal to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for an end to sanctions could be extended for another six months if no deal is reached by a July 20 deadline, a senior Iranian official said on
Gulf states must have a seat at nuclear talks between world powers and neighbouring Iran because of their own stake in regional stability, Qatar's foreign minister said on Saturday.
Gulf capitals cautiously welcomed an interim
Iran and six major powers have made some progress toward an interim deal to curb Tehran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief, but both sides said they still have significant differences to overcome.
World powers hope to resume negotiations with Iran over its disputed nuclear programme "as soon as possible", the European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said on Tuesday.
Ashton, who oversees talks wit
Iran is prepared to pursue nuclear diplomacy with world powers before or after next month's presidential election in the Islamic Republic, its chief negotiator said on Thursday.
Saeed Jalili, who is also a candidate in the pre
Talks between six world powers and Iran, aimed at persuading Tehran to rein in its nuclear programme, will resume but no date or venue has been set, a senior Iranian official said on Saturday.
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