June 10, 2014
Iran head says he will 'do best' to secure nuclear deal (AFP, June 10, 2014)
Posted by Orrin Judd at June 10, 2014 1:23 PM
"Iran will do its best for a final deal with the P5+1," said Rouhani, a former nuclear negotiator, speaking in Turkey.The self-declared moderate was elected president last year, succeeding hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and has launched a drive to mend fences with the West."Iran is ready to sit at the negotiating table for a solution" to both the nuclear dispute and "unfair sanctions," he said. [...]The US-Iran meeting began Monday with a five-hour session, the first time since the 1979 Islamic Revolution that American and Iranian negotiators have held direct, official nuclear talks.