Kerry, Zarif fail to make breakthrough in nuclear talks
Tehran rejected a key Western demand for site inspections Saturday and differences remained after US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart held talks to secure a nuclear deal. With a deadline a month away, a senior Iranian negotiator said the Geneva talks between Kerry and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif failed to bridge the differences between Tehran and world powers. "The differences are still there," Abbas Araghchi, deputy head of Iran's negotiating team, said at the end of the meeting.
8 November, 2013 Israel fury as Kerry heads to Iran talks in Geneva Ben Gurion (Israel) (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned John Kerry Friday he was offering Iran the "deal of the century" as the US top diplomat headed to landmark talks in Geneva seeking a nuclear agreement. Netanyahu vowed that Israel would not be bound by any […]
14 January, 2015 Kerry and Zarif hold lengthy Iran nuclear talks in Geneva By Arshad Mohammed and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif held intensive talks on Tehran's disputed nuclear program on Wednesday, returning for an evening session before handing off to their deputies, […]
24 November, 2013 Iran digs in heels on enrichment at nuclear talks By Parisa Hafezi and Fredrik Dahl GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it cannot accept any agreement with six major powers that does not recognise what it describes as its right to enrich uranium, a demand the United States and its European allies have repeatedly rejected. Deputy […]
16 December, 2013 Kerry, Zarif spoke last week after fresh Iran-related sanctions The U.S. and Iranian foreign ministers last week discussed the importance of carrying out the November 24 Iran nuclear deal after Washington blacklisted 19 companies, people and vessels for dealing with Tehran, a U.S. official said on Monday. The U.S. sanctions, imposed under existing […]
26 March, 2015 US, Iran nuke talks enter critical round ahead of deadline LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran entered a critical phase on Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meeting his Iranian counterpart less than a week away from an end-of-month deadline to secure the outline of a deal.