Iran Nuclear Talks: What Each Side Wants

by Dina Esfandiary Another round of talks between world powers and Iran begins in Vienna this week. Today, both sides want a deal, and fast. The positive atmosphere that characterised the recent rounds will likely endure. Gone are the days… Continue Reading  

Obama Gets More Time for Iran Nuclear Deal

by Jim Lobe via IPS News The administration of President Barack Obama appears to have succeeded in preventing Congress from enacting new sanctions against Iran before the next round of nuclear-related talks between the U.S. and other great powers and… Continue Reading  

Iran’s Zarif Talks Possible Details on Nuclear Deal

via IPS News by Jasmin Ramsey Raising expectations for a deal over its controversial nuclear programme, Iran’s chief negotiator Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that a joint statement on the framework of a nuclear deal could be issued as early… Continue Reading  

Iran Nuclear Deal May Have its Beginnings in Geneva

by Jasmin Ramsey via IPS News Geneva — Talks between Iran and world powers known as the P5+1 over Iran’s nuclear program wrapped up here with expressions of encouragement and hope, a commitment to reconvene in just three weeks, and… Continue Reading  

Araghchi: Iran Open To Additional Protocol As Part Of Endgame

by Jasmin Ramsey Geneva — Abbas Araghchi, the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister, told LobeLog in an exclusive interview today that Iran is willing to implement the Additional Protocol, seen by world powers as a crucial element of a final deal, in the last stage… Continue Reading