UN inspectors arrive in Iran for nuclear talks




 
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UN inspectors arrive in Iran for nuclear talks
 
February 20th, 2012  
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UN inspectors arrive in Iran for nuclear talks
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Senior U.N. inspectors arrived in Tehran on Monday for talks on Iran's disputed nuclear program, a day after the Islamic state responded defiantly to tightened EU sanctions by halting oil sales to British and French companies. The European Union enraged Tehran last month when it decided to impose a boycott on its oil from July 1. Tensions rose as Iran, the world's fifth-largest oil exporter, threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz, the main Gulf oil shipping lane, and the United States signaled it would use force to keep it open. ...




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