Iran Balks at Holding Nuclear Talks in Turkey

(New York Times) Rick Gladstone - Iran's foreign minister Ali Akbar Salehi raised new doubts on Wednesday about the resumption of international talks over its disputed nuclear program - a week before the talks are to take place - saying the location may not be Turkey, as previously agreed, and suggested Iraq and China as possible alternate hosts. "The fact that the interested parties can't even agree on a venue is an inauspicious sign about their ability to reach a nuclear agreement," said Karim Sadjadpour, an associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington.

2012-04-05 00:00:00

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