Russia seeking to revive nuclear talks between Iran and world powers

14.08.2011                      14.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Russia seeking to revive nuclear talks between Iran and world powers

With Israel and Washington both keeping the possibility open of launching pre-emptive strikes on Iran to stop it getting nuclear weapons, negotiations are a possible way to avoid what analysts say would be highly risky military action.

Russia will attempt to revive nuclear talks between Iran and the world's biggest economic and military powers this week, in the hopes that its special relationship with Tehran can help jolt back to life negotiations that some analysts consider "dead in the water".
Presidential Security Council secretary Nikolai Patrushev is due to meet with his Iranian counterpart and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran on Monday and is expected to raise a Russian plan to restart the talks that collapsed in January….