May 24, 2010

A Victory for Tehran

Japan Times, Japan Times

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Score one for Iran after the announcement that Tehran's diplomats had concluded a deal last week with Brazil and Turkey, under which Iran will ship some of the country's enriched uranium to Turkey in exchange for further enriched uranium. That move is supposed to demonstrate Iran's readiness for a diplomatic solution to the controversy surrounding its nuclear program, blunt the drive to tighten sanctions on Iran at the United Nations, and showcase Brazilian and Turkish diplomatic prowess.

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TAGGED: Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkey, Brazil, Tehran, diplomatic solution, United Nations

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