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European Ministers to Discuss Discuss Iran's Long-Term Uranium Suspension

Diplomats in Brussels say the foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany will meet Iran's top nuclear official Monday to discuss a long-term nuclear cooperation agreement.

The European Union's foreign policy chief, Javier Solana, also will attend the negotiations. The Europeans are expected to offer Iran a package of economic and political incentives in exchange for its permanently suspending work on uranium enrichment.

Last month, Iran agreed to a temporary suspension in an effort to avoid being brought before the U.N. Security Council for possible sanctions.

The European Union also is expected to formally agree to resume stalled trade talks with Iran on an agreement that could include European support for Iran's membership in the World Trade Organization. The United States has previously blocked Iran's WTO entry bids.

Some information for this report provided by AP, Reuters.