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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Obama, Netanyahu, ‘united’ on Iran, says White House

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 10:21am

    ... to prevent Tehran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, the White House said.  Obama telephoned Netanyahu after the White House confirmed the two would not meet during the Israeli leader’s US visit later this month. An Israeli official said earlier that the White House had rejected Netanyahu’s request for such a meeting in what was widely seen as a snub of a close ally. Obama’s aides denied this. ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    US and Iran delegations to hold nuclear talks in Geneva

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:45am by Reuters

    ... negotiator with Iran, will accompany him on a team that will include senior White House national security officials. We believe we need to engage in very active and very aggressive diplomacy Senior ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    Obama defends Iran nuclear deal and praises diplomacy

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 10:56am by Reuters in San Francisco

    ... House sees it as a form of vindication for policies that Obama espoused long before he won the White House. If Tehran follows through on its part of the pact, Obama said, it would chip away ... sanctions to take effect if Iran violates the interim pact or a comprehensive deal falls through. The White House- and the Iranian government- have said Congress could kill the deal if it enacts new ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Additional sanctions on Iran now a mistake, Kerry says

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 12:46pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... proposal and discussed their expectations for the next round of talks,” the White House said in a statement. During the first round of negotiations, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said ... But Iran couldn’t take it at that particular moment. They weren’t able to accept that particular thing,” Kerry told reporters. The White House on Tuesday echoed Kerry’s position that world powers ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    United States officials optimistic about nuclear deal with Iran this week

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 06:38am by Reuters

    ... has urged sceptical US lawmakers not to impose new sanctions on Iran while negotiations are continuing. In addition to lobbying lawmakers, the White House also reached out to progressive ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson becomes longest-held US hostage

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... release. In a statement, the White House renewed its commitment to seeking Levinson's safe return. ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Russia says ‘very good chance’ of Iran nuclear deal 'next week'

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 08:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... specifically on France’s position. He was talking to television host Alexei Pushkov, who also chairs the foreign affairs committee of the Russian parliament’s lower house. A Russian foreign ministry ...

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    West's nuclear deal with Iran could allow it increase oil exports

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 10:51pm by NYT

    ... will allow the Iranians to charge a higher price to their customers, and it will allow these buyers to purchase more." But Goldman Sachs analysts pointed out that the White House had said ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    US Senate to move on new Iran sanctions in December if no nuclear agreement reached

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 10:24am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... 9. The House has already passed tough new Iran penalties and would need to negotiate with the Senate on the final language of any economic sanctions regime. Meanwhile Republican Senator Bob ...

  10. News - World - IRAN

    US seeks to ease Israeli concerns over Iran contacts

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 04:20pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... to keep open the threat of military action. But judging from the latest public comments from senior Israeli officials, the White House faces an uphill struggle to overcome those misgivings. ... on the actions of the Iranian government, not simply their words,” White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told reporters on Friday, previewing the speech Obama will deliver before the UN ...




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