Iran Agrees to Discuss Nuclear Proposal in Moscow

The Moscow Times

Ashton and Jalili

Iran has agreed to discuss a proposal to curb production of high-grade uranium when the seven negotiating parties meet in Moscow next week, European Union officials said Monday.

Iran's acceptance has the potential to reduce tensions ahead of the talks. The development follows more than two weeks of wrangling between Iranian diplomats and Western negotiators.

On Monday, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili, had a one-hour phone conversation with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and agreed to focus on the six powers' demands.  Full Article

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