Infighting at the Iran Nuclear Talks

The Baghdad meeting got off to a tense start last week after Iran gave a chilly reception to a proposal for curbing its 20 percent uranium enrichment. But the talks nearly broke down, European diplomats told Al-Monitor, when there was a key impasse within the six-nation negotiating team, not between the group and Iran, writes Laura Rozen. 

al-monitor European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iran's chief negotiator Saeed Jalili attend a meeting in Istanbul April 14, 2012. Photo by REUTERS/Pool.

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May 26, 2012

Baghdad — Recently resumed Iran nuclear talks almost collapsed in Baghdad, just a couple hours before the chief international negotiator announced that the parties had agreed to hold a third meeting in Moscow next month, Western diplomats told Al-Monitor Friday.

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