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EU Proposes Date For Nuclear Talks With Iran


European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has proposed reconvening mid-next month the long-stalled talks between world powers and Iran over its controversial nuclear program, AFP reported.

EU spokesman Darren Ennis said Ashton's proposed date for the talks is November 15-18.

Ashton won a favorable response from Tehran after proposing November talks in the Austrian capital on October 14.

Dialogue between Iran and the 5+1 group or world powers -- Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States, and Germany -- has been stalled since October 2009, when the two groups met in Geneva.

compiled from agency reports
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