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Little Progress Seen in Iran-Nuke Talks

July 22, 2008

U.S. Undersecretary of State William Burns left Geneva without making a public comment on the talks he witnessed between Iran and European negotiators about Iran’s nuclear program.

Burns’s appearance represented the first time the Bush administration had sent a representative to the talks but little progress was reported. After the meeting on Saturday, European Union envoy Javier Solana said the meeting was constructive but added that Tehran had not agreed to suspend its nuclear-enrichment program.

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In Tehran, the reactions were more upbeat. President Ahmadinejad said the talks were a “step forward” and newspaper headlines expressed optimism.

Babak Yektafar of Washington Prism says the substantive talks were upstaged by the first ever meeting between high-level representatives from Tehran and Washington. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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