Sunday, November 10, 2013

PressTV - France torpedoed nuclear deal with Iran: Western diplomat

PressTV - France torpedoed nuclear deal with Iran: Western diplomat:
France has been behind the failure by the six countries involved in nuclear negotiations with Iran to reach a possible agreement with the Islamic Republic over its nuclear energy program, a Western diplomat close to the negotiations implies.

“The Americans, the EU and the Iranians have been working intensively together for months on this proposal, and this is nothing more than an attempt by [French Foreign Minister Laurent] Fabius to insert himself into relevance late in the negotiations,” said the Western diplomat, who spoke on condition of anonymity, Reuters reported.

The comments seem in retrospect to have been foreshadowed by remarks made by Fabius himself, who said in a radio interview in Geneva early on Saturday at the beginning of the third day of the nuclear talks that “Israel’s concerns” must be taken into consideration in the course of the nuclear negotiations...