Tehran set for nuclear talks
Saturday 14 April 2012
Iran and six of the world's major powers, including the UK and US, prepared for rare talks yesterday aimed at easing fears that a deepening dispute over the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme could plunge the Middle East into a new war.
Officials from France, Russia, China and Germany were among those who arrived in Istanbul ahead of today's bid to restart stalled diplomacy with Iran. Western diplomats have expressed cautious optimism that Iran, which has seen its oil exports squeezed by tough sanctions, may finally be ready to discuss curbs to its nuclear programme. But Iran's English-language state television, Press TV, cited sources close to Iran's delegation as saying Tehran saw "few encouraging points" in remarks by US and European officials.
Saneie Masilela, 9, marries Helen Shabangu, 53 years his senior, for the second time
Time runs out for Christian Iraq: Isis deadline passes with mass flight
Miley Cyrus death hoax: Fans distraught after Facebook scam goes viral and she doesn't tweet for three days
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: France and Germany accused of going soft on Putin as sanctions talks stall
Israel-Gaza conflict: Deadly flechette shells 'used by Israeli military in Gaza Strip’
- 1 Husband creates spreadsheet detailing wife's 'excuses' for turning down sex
- 2 UK pirates will get four warning letters a year
- 3 Saneie Masilela, 9, marries Helen Shabangu, 53 years his senior, for the second time
- 4 Time runs out for Christian Iraq: Isis deadline passes with mass flight
- 5 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- < Previous
- Next >
£25k - £30k (DOE): Guru Careers: Two expert PPC Account Managers are needed to...
£20000 - £35000 per annum: Harrington Starr: Service Desk Analyst- (Desktop Su...
£60 - £65 per day: Randstad Education Liverpool: **Cover Supervisor's Urgently...
£110 - £155 per annum: Randstad Education Leeds: An excellent, last minute opp...