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EUís top diplomat agrees to landmark Iran visit
EU Observer ^ | 14.01.14 @ 09:07 | Andrew Rettman

Posted on 01/14/2014 10:10:32 AM PST by Olog-hai

EU foreign relations chief Catherine Ashton has agreed to visit Iran amid wider efforts to improve relations between the Islamic republic and the West.

She told press while visiting Kuwait on Monday (13 January) that: "I read with interest the invitation to visit Tehran, and it is my intention to do so in the course of the next weeks.”

Her decision comes after Iranian deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi on Saturday told media she has “an open invitation” to visit any time.

It also comes after Iran and the UN Security Council veto countries plus Germany in Geneva on Sunday agreed to details of an interim deal on Iran’s nuclear program. …

(Excerpt) Read more at euobserver.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: catherineashton; europeanunion; eussr; iran; iransanctions; iranvisit; javadzarif; obamasecretirandeal; rop; secretirandeal

1 posted on 01/14/2014 10:10:32 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Israel is now the new South Africa (pre-Mandela) and Iran is the new Gorbachev-Russia.


2 posted on 01/14/2014 10:15:17 AM PST by AU72
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