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    World Powers Want New Nuclear Talks with Iran Soon

    VOA News
    Six world powers have agreed to seek renewed talks on Iran's contested nuclear program as fast as possible, reflecting a renewed sense of urgency to resolve Tehran's disputed nuclear activity.

    A spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Wednesday after talks between senior diplomats from Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States and Germany that the group was "committed to having another round of talks with Iran as soon as possible."

    Analysts warn that a window of opportunity for a negotiated solution is narrowing because of growing alarm over Tehran's nuclear activities in Israel. Experts say any Israeli air strikes, which many believe would escalate into a wider Middle East war, is unlikely before Israel's January 22 election, giving the six powers some time for diplomacy.

    Israel, the Middle East's only nuclear power, has refused to rule out a military strike on Iran to stop it from also getting the bomb.

    The last high-level talks attended by Iran, which all but failed, were held in Moscow in June, with Tehran rejecting Western calls for it to scale back its nuclear program which the West suspects is a cover for efforts to build an atomic bomb.

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    by: JKF from: Ottawa, Canada
    November 22, 2012 1:11 AM
    Given the massive transfer of technology and knowhow, as admited by various Iranian leaders, to Hamas; it is absolutely clear, and evident that the Iranian leadership means, what it openly states, about the intented end fate of Israel. As witnessed in the latest massive attack on Israel, by the Iranian proxi Hamas--, The concerns expressed by Israel's leaders are not fantasies, that can be dismissed away as some of the antisemitic/anti Israel regimes/leaders in Europe and other countries have expressed. It is not Israel's fantasy, but it is the fantasy of the antisemites to do all in their power to prevent Israel from defending itself until it is too late..... Israel again will be forced into another war, as usual, not by choice, desire, or want, but by the need to survive!

    It is the fantasy of the closet antisemites- the ones that somehow managed to sell/transfer the technologies/ machining/balancing equipment capabilities/ advanced materials/ advanced toolings..., that have enabled Iran to rapidly master the nuclear fuel cycle/missiles and advanced weapons sensors/systems. Every week Iran announces another major military breakthrough...There is no question that the Iranian leadership has become very powerful and influential. Absoluttely the need exists to resolve the nuclear dilema ASAP.

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