Iran met with the European Union over its uranium enrichment program, the first face-to-face talks between the top negotiators for the sides since the United Nations Security Council expanded sanctions on Iran in March. The talks, in Ankara, Turkey, continued late into the evening. At their conclusion, after five hours, Iran?s nuclear negotiator, Ali Larijani, said, ?There are ideas on the table, ...
The EU and Iran said they had made progress at talks designed to end a standoff over Tehran's uranium enrichment program that the West fears could be used for the manufacture of nuclear weapons.
Iran said Wednesday after talks with Iraq's foreign minister that it has still not decided to attend a conference on Iraqi security in Egypt and its final position would be revealed in the coming days.
EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana met Wednesday with Iran's nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani in a new attempt to find a way through the crisis over the Islamic republic's nuclear programme.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is in preliminary talks with Iran to bring a few of that country's rowers and wrestlers to the United States to train for the 2008 Beijing Games. The USOC has similar exchange agreements in place with many countries, including China.
Iran said it expected the EU to float new ideas at talks on Wednesday to try to end a standoff over Tehran's refusal to suspend uranium enrichment that the West fears could be used for nuclear weapons.
Iran hopes talks with the European Union will help arrive at a formula that all sides can accept to solve the dispute over Tehran's nuclear work, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Wednesday.
Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Wednesday Tehran hopes that talks with the European Union would help arrive at a formula that all sides accept for solving Iran's nuclear program crisis.
As Tehran and Europe resume talks over Iran's uranium enrichment activities, both sides may be inching their way towards a formula for breaking the deadlock
Iran's nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani said here Wednesday that he expected new ideas from EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana on breaking the standoff over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme.