Top of the Agenda: Russia to Pull Nuke Experts
A day after issuing stern words to Iran about its nuclear project, Russian officials announced they would bring home Russian technicians and engineers working in Iran to help develop a large, unfinished nuclear reactor (AP).
But Russiaâ€™s ambassador to the United Nations denied news reports that Moscow had issued Tehran an â€œultimatumâ€ saying Russiaâ€™s deal to help Iran develop nuclear technology for use in civilian power plants â€œis on trackâ€ (MosNews).
The Asia Times looks at the implications of the Security Council taking a â€œtime outâ€ on Iran, as requested by the current chair, South Africa
A new Daily Analysis looks at the second round of negotiations urging Iran to suspend its uranium enrichment program.