Sunday, November 10, 2013

Iran 'Will Not Halt Uranium Enrichment'

Sky News
November 10, 2013

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani takes questions from journalists during a news conference in New YorkIran’s president has said his country will not abandon its nuclear rights after talks with world powers ended without agreement.

International foreign ministers and diplomats from six world powers and Iran spent three days in Geneva trying to broker a deal on limiting Iranian atomic programmes, in exchange for lifting some sanctions on the country.

Although they were unable to find a breakthrough, the two sides agreed to to meet again in less than two weeks.

The talks are reported to have stalled over France’s request that Iran reduce its stockpiles of 20% uranium by oxidising it, putting it further away from being weapons grade material but still usable in a fuel programme.

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