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Iran nuclear talks on hold for now as US, EU focus on protests 

MENA region is expected to suffer more than most from the global slowdown partly caused by the Ukraine war.
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Price: Iran protests in spotlight 

US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said Oct. 12 that the nuclear talks are not the focus of US policy toward Iran, and that supporting the protesters is. Two days later, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Iranian activists about what more the US can do to support the protests, including internet access. 

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