Russia’s Lavrov says ‘very good chance’ of Iran nuclear deal

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Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with Egyptian officials at El-Thadiya presidential palace in Cairo, November 14, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday that Iran nuclear talks had eliminated the fundamental areas of disagreement and there was a real chance of reaching a deal next week.

A Russian foreign ministry source said Tuesday that the failure to agree a historic deal at the talks in Geneva that ended on Sunday was “not the fault of the Iranians”.

This year’s election of new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, seen as a moderate, has given fresh impetus to the negotiations which had faltered in recent years.

Read more: http://dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2013/Nov-16/238051-russias-lavrov-says-very-good-chance-of-iran-nuclear-deal.ashx#ixzz2kt70b4m0
(The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)

Categories: Asia, Iran, Russia

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