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CommonDreams – Gareth Porter,IPS – Iran’s Atomic Chief Decries IAEA Failure To Close Detonator Probe – 23 June 2014

common-dreamsTEHRAN, Jun 19 2014 (IPS) – The head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation, Ali Akbar Salehi, says the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) should now close its investigation of the issue of Iran’s development of high explosives detonators the IAEA has said may have been part of a covert nuclear weapons programme.

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CommonDreams – Gareth Porter – Russian Foreign Minister Reveals Amended Draft Circulated at ‘Last Moment’ – 16 November 2013

common-dreamsRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov revealed a crucial detail Thursday about last week’s nuclear talks with Iran in Geneva that explains much more clearly than previous reports why the meeting broke up without agreement.

Lavrov said the United States circulated a draft that had been amended in response to French demands to other members of the six-power P5+1 for approval “literally at the last moment, when we were about to leave Geneva.”

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