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January 6, 2011
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Lady Ashton and Jalili/Salehi: What Next in Istanbul?
Proliferation Analysis
EU, China, Russia Urged Not to Visit Iran - Envoys
Reuters
China Reaffirms "No First Use" Nuke Rule
Global Security Newswire
Seoul Rejects North Korea's Talks Offer as "Propaganda"
Reuters
PM to Launch Fuel Reprocessing Plant
Sify News
Namibia Embarks on Nuclear Policy
IPS
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Lady Ashton and Jalili/Salehi: What Next in Istanbul?

Pierre Goldschmidt, Proliferation Analysis
Jalili
Editor's Note: A second round of talks between the P5+1 (the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, China, and Germany) and Iran is tentatively planned for late January in Istanbul. In this informative and insightful analysis, Pierre Goldschmidt details a new strategy that should be adopted before the January meeting takes place in order to achieve a multilateral agreement with Iran, if Iran is actually willing to negotiate.
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EU, China, Russia Urged Not to Visit Iran - Envoys

Justyna Pawlak and Louis Charbonneau, Reuters
The European Union, Russia and China should reject Iran's invitation to visit its atomic sites this month just ahead of key talks, since that is a job for the U.N. nuclear watchdog, Western diplomats said on Wednesday.
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China Reaffirms "No First Use" Nuke Rule

Global Security Newswire
China today denounced as "baseless" a news report that the nation might consider conducting a nuclear first strike under certain conditions, the Associated Press reported.
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Seoul Rejects North Korea's Talks Offer as "Propaganda"

Sylvia Westall and Jack Kim, Reuters
South Korea has dismissed a North Korean call for unconditional talks to ease tensions, saying on Thursday the offer was "propaganda" it does not take seriously.
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PM to Launch Fuel Reprocessing Plant

Sify News
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a 100-tonne per annum Power Reactor Fuel Reprocessing Plant at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) at Tarapur here Friday, officials said.
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Namibia Embarks on Nuclear Policy

Brigitte Weidlich, IPS
Namibia is set to develop its rich uranium resources and intends to pursue uranium enrichment locally. It also plans to build its own nuclear electricity plant.
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