360° Coverage : World powers hold high-level talks with Iran

10 Updates
World powers hold high-level talks with Iran
Photo Credit: , Getty Images

World powers hold high-level talks with Iran

Sep 26 2013, 10:10pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) Iran and six world powers - the US, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany, also called G5+1 group - held ministerial level talks in New York Thursday, IRNA reported.

Washington, Sep 27 — Iran and six world powers - the US, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany, also called G5+1 group - held ministerial level talks in New York Thursday, IRNA reported....

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

48 weeks ago

World powers hold high-level talks with Iran

Sep 26 2013, 10:10pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) Iran and six world powers - the US, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany, also called G5+1 group - held ministerial level talks in New York Thursday, IRNA reported.

Washington, Sep 27 — Iran and six world powers - the US, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany, also called G5+1 group - held ministerial level talks in New York Thursday, IRNA reported.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met US Secretary of State John Kerry. Diplomats from the P5+1 group - China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany - were also present at the talks.

The meeting which was held behind closed doors took about 30 minutes. Following the meeting, head of G5+1 and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said that there would be another meeting in next month.

She also said that 12 months would be an appropriate time for resolving the Iranian nuclear issue and termed the brief New York talks as positive.

Emerging from the meeting, Kerry expressed gratitude over the outcome of the G5+1 meeting with Iran, and said the Iranian foreign minister put new options on the negotiating table.

He said a lot of work needs to be done and that Iran would have to answer questions about its nuclear programme.

Zarif said the discussions were "substantive" and that he hoped the issue would be resolved in a timely fashion and in a way that addresses both the needs of the Iranian people and the concerns of the international community.

The question is, he added, whether positive words would bring serious deeds.

"I am satisfied with this first step," he said. "Now we have to see whether we can match our positive words with serious deeds so we can move forward."

Zarif said that Iran's nuclear programme was "peaceful" and pledged to prove it to the international community.

The Iranian foreign minister called sanctions against Iran "counterproductive" and added he hoped all sanctions would be lifted in the near future.

Iran has been negotiating over the nuclear issue since 2006 with the P5+1 - the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany. During the course of previous talks, meetings were held at diplomatic levels.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
10

6 days ago

Ukraine Releases Footage Of Captured Russian Soldiers

Aug 26 2014 7:03am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

MINSK/KIEV, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Ukraine released a video of captured Russian soldiers on Tuesday, sharply escalating a dispute over Moscow's alleged backing for separatist rebels in the east of the former Soviet republic. The footage was released only hours before the two countries' presidents were due to meet for the first time since June to discuss the conflict, which has killed more than 2,000 people and provoke ...
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post   Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
 

 
Update
9

2 weeks ago

European Union Offers To Take Charge Of Gaza Borders

Aug 15 2014 1:38pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union offered Friday to take charge of Gaza's border crossings and work to prevent illegal arms flows, insisting on a durable truce and saying a return to the status quo before the latest war "is not an option." As EU foreign ministers held an urgent meeting in Brussels about global conflicts, Hamas negotiators met with the Islamic militant group's leadership in Qatar to discuss a proposal for a long-term tru ...
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post   Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
 

 
Update
8

2 weeks ago

One Year After Egypt's Rab'a Massacre, U.S. Still Funding Repression

Aug 13 2014 10:49am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

It has been one year since the August 14, 2013 Rab'a Square massacre in Egypt, when the Egyptian police and army opened fire on demonstrators opposed to the military's July 3 ouster of President Mohamed Morsi. Using tanks, bulldozers, ground forces, helicopters and snipers, police and army personnel mercilessly attacked the makeshift protest encampment, where demonstrators, including women and children, had been camped out for over 45 days. The result was the worst mass kill ...
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post   Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
 

 
Update
7

3 weeks ago

[Ticker] EU condemns attacks in Iraq, US launches bomb raid

Aug 11 2014 2:22am CDT | Source: EUobserver.com

EU foreign chief Catherine Ashton on Sunday strongly condemned the latest round of attacks by "Islamic State" (ISIS) and other armed groups in Iraq which forced hundreds of thousands of civilians to flee. The US military bombed forces of ISIS and the Levant (ISIL) in Iraq on Satu ...
Source: EUobserver.com   Full article at: EUobserver.com
 

 
Update
6

4 weeks ago

EU Millions Paid for Ukrainian Groups Behind Yanukovych Overthrow

Aug 4 2014 6:39am CDT | Source: Big Government

The European Union pumped €436m (£348m/$586m) into Ukraine's anti-Russian "civil society" groups in the seven years leading up to overthrow of the democratically-elected President Yanukovych in February this year. Civil society groups and other pressure groups - some of them backed by the United States as well as the EU - were behind the Euromaidan demonstrations which undermined Yanokovych after he decided not to sign an agreeme ...
Source: Big Government   Full article at: Big Government
 

 
Update
4

5 weeks ago

Obama Banned From Visiting Chechnya

Jul 26 2014 4:01pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

MOSCOW (AP) — Although Russia has not responded to U.S. sanctions by putting a travel ban on President Barack Obama, there's one part of the country he's blocked from: Chechnya. The president of the small Russian republic that was the scene of two devastating separatist wars in the past 20 years on Saturday said he was placing Obama on a list of people banned from visiting. Also on the list are European Union figures Jose Manuel Barroso, Herbert Van Romp ...
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post   Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
 

 
Update
3

6 weeks ago

EU Leaders Fail to Agree Top Jobs in Brussels

Jul 17 2014 1:28pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Leaders of the 28 member states of the European Union failed in the early hours of this morning to agree how to share out the remaining three top jobs in Brussels, after tensions over the appointment of a new EU foreign policy chief made agreement impossible. The European Council meeting ended in deadlock after member states from Eastern Europe insisted no decision could be taken on a replacement for Catherine Ashton as High Representative of the Union for Foreign ...
Source: Big Government   Full article at: Big Government
 

 
Update
2

6 weeks ago

Euro Parliament Threatens to Veto Male Commissioners

Jul 16 2014 5:09am CDT | Source: Big Government

After wrenching the power to select the next president of the European Commission away from the leaders of the member states, the European Parliament is now moving to take control of the selection of individual commissioners away from national governments. Martin Schulz, the German socialist president of the parliament, warned national leaders on Tuesday that unless they nominate what he calls "enough" women as commissioners, the parliament will reject the entire incoming colle ...
Source: Big Government   Full article at: Big Government
 

 
Update
1

7 weeks ago

Iran Nuclear Talks Falter With Kerry In Vienna

Jul 13 2014 7:33pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

VIENNA (AP) — Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nuclear talks with Iran, with the target date for a deal only a week away. "There has been no breakthrough today," said British Foreign Secretary William Hague after meetings with Kerry and the foreign ministers of France, Germany and Iran. The trip gave Kerry a chance to ease an espi ...
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post   Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Modi stresses on women empowerment, education
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday stressed on the need for women's empowerment in the present-day world.
 
 
Country with knowledge will lead world: Modi
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said that 21st century is the century of knowledge and the country with "knowledge and information will lead the world".
 
 
Eight killed in China landslides
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 24 missing Tuesday after heavy rains caused landslides in China's Chongqing province.
 
 
Travel across India for enhanced learning: Modi
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday asked IT experts to step out of their rooms and travel across India to enhance their learning.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Modi stresses on women empowerment, education
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday stressed on the need for women's empowerment in the present-day world. Modi, who was addressing students of the Sacred Hearts University here, said he has...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Country with knowledge will lead world: Modi
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said that 21st century is the century of knowledge and the country with "knowledge and information will lead the world". "...the one who has knowledge and...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Eight killed in China landslides
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 24 missing Tuesday after heavy rains caused landslides in China's Chongqing province. Rescue teams, including fire-fighters and police, have evacuated over 7...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Spain returns Colombian treasure
Bogota, Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) Spain has returned to Colombia 691 indigenous artefacts seized in a police operation 11 years ago. The items - from different epochs, cultures and regions, include objects with organic and...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Travel across India for enhanced learning: Modi
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday asked IT experts to step out of their rooms and travel across India to enhance their learning. "You will learn as much outside your rooms as you will learn...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
New anti-terror measures to be introduced in Britain: Cameron
London, Sep 2 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Monday said his country will introduce a slew of measures to prevent terror suspects from travelling abroad, imposing tougher constraints on suspected...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
I don't enjoy my voice: Romeo Santos
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Singer Romeo Santos is often baffled by fans who pay to listen to him sing, because he hates his own voice. The 33-year-old says he hates both his speaking and singing voice, reports...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Eight killed in France building collapse
Paris, Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) As many as eight people have died due to a building collapse in Paris till Monday, French emergency management services said. Firefighters had recovered before dawn Monday the bodies of two...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Modi focuses on women's empowerment, education
Tokyo, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday stressed on the need for women's empowerment in the present-day world as he began the fourth day of his visit to Japan. Modi, who was addressing students of the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
George Clooney's back pain continues
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Almost 10 years after filming the Oscar-nominated movie "Syriana", actor George Clooney is still feeling the effects of his on-set back injury. The actor traveled to Duke University earlier...
Read more on Celebrity Balla