Monday, March 17, 2014

New Round of Nuclear Talks in Vienna

Size of Enrichment Work and Future of IR-40 Among Top Issues
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, heading a team of Iranian nuclear negotiators, left Tehran for Vienna today to attend the second round of talks on a comprehensive deal with world powers. The P5+1 team will be chaired by EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton. (Fars News Agency, 17 March)

Scope of Iran's uranium enrichment work and the future of Arak IR-40 heavy water reactors are the top issues in this round of talks, which are scheduled for 18-19 March. Zarif will meet with Ashton later today ahead of the talks.

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