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April 6, 2012 10:00 am

Iran “Dragging Feet” on Resumption of Nuclear Negotiations

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Photo: wiki commons.

NY Times – Prospects for the scheduled resumption of talks on Iran’s contentious nuclear energy program next week appeared to recede further Thursday, when the Iranians issued new objections to Turkey as the formerly agreed location for the talks and revealed they had rejected alternate proposals to hold them in at least three European countries

Doubts that the talks would be held at all were compounded by the prime minister of Turkey, who criticized Iran for reneging on his country as the host and for what he described as the specious Iranian proposal of Syria and Iraq as alternate sites, knowing in advance that they would be rejected by the other side.

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