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    Iran, 6 Nations Begin Nuke Talks

    Image #: 17586911    epa03182306 Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (R) and Iran's chief negotiator Saeed Jalili (2-R) chat before their meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, 14 April 2012. Turkey host nuclear negotiations between the P5+1 countries, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany, with Iran.  EPA/TOLGA ADANALI / ANADOLU AGENCY POOL /LANDOV

    Tolga Adanali, EPA / Landov

    It’s been a year since the last conversation, but Iran, you’ve got some explaining to do. The nation begins a round of talks with six nations in Istanbul on Saturday to explain its nuclear enrichment program. The nations—five permanent members of the Security Council and Germany—are expected to ask the nation to let nuclear inspectors into all sites. The looming threat of military intervention, by the U.S. or Israel, remains.

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