Major powers will discuss on Wednesday imposing tougher U.N. sanctions against Iran unless it halts uranium enrichment work the West suspects is part of a secret program to build nuclear weapons.
Iran agreed Tuesday to a compromise on the agenda text of a global conference called to consider ways to strengthen the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, taking a surprise turn under pressure from allies to end a weeklong deadlock preventing talks.
Iran is willing to help its foe the United States develop an "exit strategy" from Iraq, the country's deputy foreign minister said in an interview published Wednesday.
Iran on Tuesday jailed an Iranian-American director at a prominent U.S. think tank in Washington after forcing her to remain in the country for more than four months. The incident is part of a pattern of harassment of Iranian-Americans and Iranian exiles who visit Iran, said Hadi Ghaemi, an Iran expert at Human Rights Watch.
Iran agreed Tuesday to a compromise on the agenda text of a global conference called to consider ways to strengthen the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
Iran on Tuesday accepted a compromise for the agenda of global talks on how to shore-up the troubled nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, averting a collapse of the meeting after a week of deadlock.
Defence Secretary Des Browne said Tuesday there were signs that Iran was helping the Taliban fight coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Iran accepted an agenda compromise Tuesday in the waning days of a UN non-proliferation conference that saved the meeting from collapse and opened the door to talks on compliance with nuclear rules.
The Group of Eight industrialized powers plan to back "further measures" against Iran if it does not comply with U.N. demands to suspend its nuclear enrichment program, G8 diplomats said on Tuesday.
Pressured even by its allies, Iran on Tuesday accepted a compromise on the agenda text of a 130-nation nuclear conference, clearing the way to resolve a week-long deadlock that threatened to end the gathering.