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No concessions should be given to mullahs in Iran nuclear talks: ISJ

Press Release by International Committee in Search of Justice, 29 Sept. 2014:

Talks in New York between Iran and 5+1 on its nuclear program made no real progress last week with significant gaps remaining on major issues, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. He also informed that a possible meeting of foreign ministers from Iran and the six powers in New York had been cancelled because of a lack of progress.


Gaps “are still serious” in Iran nuclear talks eight weeks before November 24 deadline

A senior US State Department official said gaps “are still serious” with just eight weeks to go before a November 24 deadline.

“We do not have an understanding on all major issues, we have some understandings that are helpful to move this process forward and we have an enormous number of details still to work through,” the official told reporters.


EU 'disappointed' at lack of progress by Iran on nuclear issue

The 28-nation European Union said on Thursday it was disappointed with a lack of progress by the Iranian regime in addressing concerns about its atomic bomb research.

"The EU is disappointed with the very limited progress on PMD (possible military dimensions)," of the nuclear activities by the Iranian regime, the EU statement said.


Iran Nuclear Talks: Difference remain far apart, diplomats say

Western diplomats and officials of the Iranian regime said on Friday that the talks in the recent round of negotiations between the world powers and Iran held in New York made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements.

A Western diplomat told reporters on condition of anonymity: "On the core issues we remain pretty far apart". "On enrichment, we are not there yet. On sanctions, we are not there yet," he added.


P5+1 and, Iranian regime remain "far apart" on nuclear issue

The permanent five members of the UN Security Council plus Germany remain "far apart" on core issues in nuclear talks with the Iranian regime, including size and scope of uranium enrichment capacity, chief U.S. negotiator said.

Under-Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman said: "I fully expect in the days ahead that Iran will try to convince the world that on this pivotal matter, the status quo, or its equivalent, should be acceptable."


French: ‘no significant progress’ in Iran nuclear talks

France said Friday that six-power talks with the Iranian regime being held in New York had failed to yield progress with only two months left to reach a deal on curbing its nuclear program.

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told journalists on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York: “At this time as I speak, there is no significant progress” in new round of negotiations between the Iranian regime and the P5+1 group comprised of Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States plus Germany which opened last Friday.


UNSC: Sanctions against Iranian regime remains fully in effect

The United Nations sanctions against the Iranian regime will remain fully in effect and only a decision by the Security Council could change that, the acting president of the council said on Monday.

Ms Rosemary DiCarlo, US Deputy Representative to the United Nations and acting president of the UN Security Council made the remarks in a UNSC meeting held on Monday in New York to hear a briefing on the activities of "Iran Sanctions Committee" based on the resolution 1737 adopted in 2006.


France warns against mixing ISIS fight with Iran nuclear talks

The nuclear talks with the Iranian regime should not be mixed with fighting against the ISIS, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported.

"You must not establish confusion between this question and the question of nuclear weapons that we are discussing now with the Iranians," Mr. Fabius said at the Council on Foreign Relations.


U.N. nuclear chief pressures Iranian regime on bomb concerns

The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog sought to put pressure on the Iranian regime on Monday to address concerns about its atomic bomb research, three weeks after Tehran failed to meet a deadline for providing information about the issue.

Director General Yukiya Amano said that the Iranian regime had not carried out two of the five transparency steps it had agreed to implement by Aug. 25.


IAEA: Iran has not provided answers on nuclear weapon work

The head of the U.N. atomic agency urged the Iranian regime on Monday to provide answers about the works done on nuclear arms.

Speaking at general conference of International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano said the Iranian regime had implemented some measures in an agreement but they have been mostly in areas that have nothing to do with the weapons work. Amano says two of the measures remain to be implemented.


Iranian regime: Nuclear talks hit by disagreements

A top nuclear negotiator of the Iranian regime said Saturday that "disagreements over serious questions" persisted in the latest talks with the world powers.

"After two rounds of negotiations with the European representatives, our positions have not been reconciled and disagreements over serious questions still exist," said Majid Takht-Ravanchi.


US Senators warn against making nuclear concessions to Iranian regime

A group of 31 senators warned Secretary of State John Kerry against making any nuclear concessions to the Iranian regime and expressed grave concern over reports that the Obama administration is considering a deal that would allow the clerical regime nuclear centrifuges to be "disconnected" instead of "dismantled".


'Big' differences remain in Iran nuclear talks

Differences in the positions of the Iranian regime and world powers over Tehran's nuclear program remain big and they face a "difficult road" to reach a deal by a late November deadline, a senior Iranian negotiator said on Thursday.

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi told reporters after a day of talks in Vienna with the three European members of the group of six major powers the difference remain 'big'. "We have a difficult road to go," he said.