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January 13, 2011
IN THIS ISSUE
Iran Says Time Running Out for Nuclear Deal
The New York Times
China Effectively Rejects Iran Nuclear Invite
Reuters
Gates, China Discuss Nuclear Strategy
The New York Times
Russian Parliament Likely to Pass U.S. Nuclear Pact
Reuters
U.S. Nuclear Body Weighs Proliferation Appraisals for Facility Licensing
Global Security Newswire
Japan-India Nuclear Deal: Striking a Balance
The Times of India
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Iran Says Time Running Out for Nuclear Deal

Alan Cowell, The New York Times
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A week before nuclear talks resume with outside powers, a senior Iranian official was quoted on Wednesday as saying that time was running out for negotiations on some parts of his country’s nuclear program because of Tehran’s enhanced ability to enrich and manufacture atomic fuel.

It was not clear whether the remarks were intended as an overture — or as a maneuver to raise the stakes — before the negotiations restart.
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China Effectively Rejects Iran Nuclear Invite

Michael Martina, Reuters
China effectively rejected Iran's invite to tour Tehran's nuclear facilities on Thursday, potentially smoothing a source of friction ahead of President Hu Jintao's state visit to the United States next week.
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Gates, China Discuss Nuclear Strategy

Julian E. Barnes, The Wall Street Journal
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates held talks with commanders of China's nuclear arsenal, as he wrapped up a trip to Beijing that he called a success despite China's defiant move to test its new stealth fighter.
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Russian Parliament Likely to Pass U.S. Nuclear Pact

Maria Tsvetkova, Reuters
Russia's parliament is likely to approve a landmark nuclear arms treaty with the United States this month, the speaker of the lower house said on Tuesday.
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U.S. Nuclear Body Weighs Proliferation Appraisals for Facility Licensing

Elaine M. Grossman, Global Security Newswire
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has agreed to consider requiring companies that seek a domestic license for a civil nuclear facility to evaluate any potential proliferation risks.
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'Jaitapur Not a Done Deal'

The Times of India
The Indo-French civil nuclear energy pact-expected to install state-of-the-art technology in India in generating electricity-is not yet a done deal, according to Luc Oursel, the chief operating officer of French major Areva.
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