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2008-06-25 15:02:22

Iran's Majlis (parliament) speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday warned the Western governments of anti-Iran provocation and urged them to take the warning made by the UN nuclear agency chief, Mohamed ElBaradei seriously. "A little time was left for having interaction with Iran," Larijani said referring to the lack of confidence created by recent acts of Western powers. "The final whistle is going to be blown for your defeated game," the speaker said criticizing the Western governments for what...

2006-09-06 05:55:15

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany said on Wednesday Iran could not be allowed to harm the United Nations by pursuing its nuclear programme, but Russia said any economic sanctions must rule out the use of force against the Islamic Republic. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments are among the strongest from any European leader since Iran rejected a U.N. demand for it to halt uranium enrichment in exchange for an offer of economic and political incentives. "Iran's...

2006-09-06 05:41:02

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany said on Wednesday Iran could not be allowed to harm the United Nations by pursuing its nuclear programme, but Russia said any economic sanctions must rule out the use of force against the Islamic Republic. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments are among the strongest from any European leader since Iran rejected a U.N. demand for it to halt uranium enrichment in exchange for an offer of economic and political incentives. "Iran's...

2006-09-06 04:54:44

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Crucial nuclear talks between the European Union and Iran were in doubt on Wednesday as the two sides were still wrangling over a date and venue amid a growing war of nerves over Tehran's atomic ambitions. EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana and chief Iranian nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani had been tentatively expected to meet in Vienna on Wednesday but officials on both sides said no date and place had yet been agreed. Solana and Larijani agreed by telephone...

2006-09-04 11:18:00

By Odai Sirri DOHA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday urged the world to avoid confrontation with Iran over its nuclear goals, after Tehran told him it wanted a negotiated solution but would not halt uranium enrichment before any talks. But Germany said that if talks between the EU foreign policy chief and Iran's top nuclear negotiator failed to persuade Iran to change its behavior, further negotiations would be pointless and U.N. Security Council action would...

2006-09-03 03:50:57

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said on Sunday the threat of sanctions was a "psychological game" aimed at putting pressure on the Islamic Republic over its nuclear program, which the West fears is aimed at producing atomic weapons. Iran failed to meet a U.N. Security deadline on Aug 31. to halt uranium enrichment, which can make fuel for power plants or material for weapons. It now faces the threat of sanctions. "I think the issue of sanctions is more like a psychological game," Foreign...

2006-09-02 13:08:22

By Ingrid Melander LAPPEENRANTA, Finland (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Saturday to try to clarify Iran's nuclear stance within two weeks and Iran told visiting U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan it wanted fresh negotiations on the issue. Annan's visit to Iran takes place two days after the U.N. nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), reported Tehran had failed to meet the U.N. Security Council's August 31 deadline to suspend sensitive uranium...

2006-09-02 05:43:01

LAPPEENRANTA, Finland (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers agreed on Saturday to give Iran two more weeks to clarify its stance on halting sensitive nuclear work after Tehran ignored a U.N. deadline to suspend uranium enrichment. EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana will meet Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, Ali Larijani, next week to try to clear up ambiguities in Tehran's 21-page reply to a major power offer of cooperation if it stops work that could help build a bomb....

2006-09-02 04:18:25

LAPPEENRANTA, Finland (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers agreed on Saturday to give Iran two more weeks to clarify its stance on halting sensitive nuclear work after Tehran ignored a U.N. deadline to suspend uranium enrichment. EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana will meet Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, Ali Larijani, next week to try to clear up ambiguities in Tehran's 21-page reply to a major power offer of cooperation if it stops work that could help build a bomb....

2006-08-27 00:50:05

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran will pursue its nuclear fuel activities despite mounting international pressure to halt the disputed operations, chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani was quoted on Sunday as saying. "Production of nuclear fuel is our strategic aim," state radio quoted Larijani as saying. The U.N. Security Council has demanded Iran suspend atomic fuel work by August 31 or face the threat of sanctions. The West accuses Iran of pursuing nuclear weapons. Iran insists its nuclear...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.