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UN Nuclear Chief Holds Talks in Tehran

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.N. nuclear agency has ended talks with Iranian officials in Tehran with no word of a breakthrough in a long-running dispute about access to Iranian facilities suspected of being used for a covert nuclear weapons program. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukio Amano held separate meetings on Monday with Iran’s top […]

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief in Talks with Iranian Officials

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the U.N. nuclear agency is holding talks in Tehran with senior Iranian officials to try to reach an agreement on inspecting Iranian facilities suspected of being used for a covert nuclear weapons program. International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukio Amano met the head of Iran’s nuclear energy organization Fereydoon Abbasi-Davani on Monday, […]

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UN Nuke Watchdog to Make Tehran Visit

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations’ top nuclear official will travel to Tehran on Sunday for talks with senior Iranian officials as speculation mounts about a possible breakthrough on Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency announced the surprise visit Friday. An IAEA statement said Director General Yukiya Amano would travel to Iran “to discuss […]

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UN Nuke Watchdog to Make Tehran Visit

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations’ top nuclear official will travel to Tehran on Sunday for talks with senior Iranian officials as speculation mounts about a possible breakthrough on Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency announced the surprise visit Friday. An IAEA statement said Director General Yukiya Amano would travel to Iran to “to […]

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US Envoy to Israel: Military Option for Iran ‘Ready’ if Necessary

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. envoy to Israel said this week that Washington is willing to use military force if necessary to stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and already has plans in place for a possible attack. Ambassador Daniel Shapiro told members of Israel’s Bar Association “it would be preferable to resolve this diplomatically and through […]

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UN Experts: Iran Sending Arms to Syria, Violating Sanctions

Posted May 16th, 2012 at 8:30 pm (UTC-5)
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An expert panel monitoring United Nations sanctions on Iran says Syria continues to be the main destination for Iranian arms shipments in violation of a U.N. Security Council ban on weapons exports by Tehran. The new assessment said the panel investigated three large illegal shipments of Iranian weapons over the past year. Reuters quotes the […]

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Iran and UN Nuclear Regulators Agree to Meet Again

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Iran and the U.N. nuclear agency have ended two days of talks in Vienna with an agreement to meet again next week to discuss international concerns about Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The chief U.N. and Iranian negotiators said Tuesday the two sides will hold another meeting in the Austrian capital on Monday. International Atomic Energy […]

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Iran and UN Nuclear Regulators Agree to Meet Again

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Iran and the U.N. nuclear agency have ended two days of talks in Vienna with an agreement to meet again next week to discuss international concerns about Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The chief U.N. and Iranian negotiations said Tuesday the two sides will hold another meeting in the Austrian capital on Monday. International Atomic Energy […]

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India to Cut Iranian Oil Imports by 11%

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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India says it has decided to cut imports of Iranian crude oil by 11 percent, following pressure from the United States to isolate the Islamic Republic over its nuclear program. India’s minister of state for petroleum, R.P.N. Singh, said Tuesday that Indian refiners now plan to import 15.5 million metric tons of crude oil from […]

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Iran, IAEA Nuclear Talks Enter 2nd Day

Posted May 15th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Iran and the U.N. nuclear agency have begun their second day of talks in Vienna, with Iran’s envoy saying the discussions so far have been “good.” Before going into Tuesday’s meeting with negotiators from the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran’s Ali Asghar Soltanieh told reporters the atmosphere of the talks had been “very constructive.” On […]

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