Diplomats Meet for Iran Nuke Talks

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attends a meeting with Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad on February 16, 2012. Pakistan on February 16 welcomed the leaders of Afghanistan and Iran for a regional summit at a key juncture in peace efforts with the Taliban and amid rising tensions between Tehran and Israel. AFP PHOTO/Aamir QURESHI (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    As tensions rise over Iran’s nuclear program, diplomats from six countries will meet with Iranian officials in Turkey on Saturday. The talks will be taking place against a backdrop of strict sanctions against Tehran for what the West sees as its ambitions to build nuclear weapons. Though Iran will have more than one chance to reach an agreement, analysts believe this weekend will be their best shot. The sanctions against Iran are expected to get worse, which will make it harder for the country to negotiate. President Obama has publicly stated that Iran cannot obtain a nuclear bomb and has not ruled out military intervention.

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