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El-Baradei Says World Growing Impatient With Iran --> Muhammad el-Baradei (file photo) (epa) July 6, 2006 -- International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Muhammad el-Baradei says the world is getting impatient with Iran.

El-Baradei, speaking in Ankara today, said the earlier Tehran responds to international proposals for ending the standoff over its nuclear program, the better.

The European Union's foreign policy chief, Javier Solana, is due to hold talks with Iran's top nuclear negotiator, Ali Larijani, today.


Security Guarantees For Iran?

Hans Blix (CTK)

SECURITY GUARANTEES On January 26, RFE/RL Radio Farda correspondent Fatemeh Aman spoke with former UN chief weapons inspector HANS BLIX about the confrontation between Iran and the international community over Tehran's nuclear ambitions. Blix urged the United States to participate in direct negotiations with Tehran and to offer Iran security guarantees that are similar to those being discussed with North Korea...(more)


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THE COMPLETE STORY: RFE/RL's complete coverage of controversy surrounding Iran's nuclear program.


An annotated timeline of Iran's nuclear program.