Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Iran to offer new nuclear package to West
Tue, 01 Sep 2009 11:46:55 GMT


Iran - a signatory to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) -- says it will not relinquish its nuclear rights under Western pressure.
Iran has prepared an updated nuclear package and is ready to hold talks with the world powers on its nuclear program, Press TV has learned.

The package will be offered to the veto-wielding members of the United Nations Security Council -- Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States plus Germany (P5+1).

The six world powers will meet in the German city of Frankfurt on Wednesday to discuss Iran's nuclear issue.

Confirming the report, Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili told reporters on Tuesday that the Tehran government has updated its proposed nuclear package in view of last year's global developments, including the economic downturn and the Georgian crisis.

Jalili, who also heads Iran's Supreme National Security Council, added that the Islamic Republic is ready to cooperate with Western countries to 'remove common concerns [about its nuclear program] in international arena'. ... (more)
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