Iran, six powers far apart in nuclear talks

Apr 09, 2014, 7:18 AM EDT
President Hasan Rouhani makes a speech to hardline Basiji and reformist students at Shahid Beheshti university on December 7, 2013 in Tehran, Iran.
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Negotiators from Iran and six world powers struggled on Wednesday to narrow "significant gaps" in talks aimed at clearing the way for a long-term accord on curbing Tehran's nuclear program. The negotiators from Iran and the so-called P5-plus-one - the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany - plan after their two days of talks in Vienna to start drafting the agreement to meet a self-imposed July 20 deadline.
Background:
Iran, six powers face 'significant gaps' in nuclear talks [Reuters]
Iran's choice for U.N. ambassador threatens to derail nuclear talks [The Guardian]
Nuke talks collapsing as U.S. opposes Iran’s pick for U.N. envoy [RT]

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