The two-day nuclear talks between Iran and the West, the first formal negotiations since the election of Iranian President Hassan Rowhani, resumed this week in Geneva. One promise of Rowhani’s presidency was to reach an agreement with the West on Iran’s nuclear program in an effort to ease West-imposed economic sanctions and put an end to the country’s prolonged economic isolation. The Rowhani administration has pledged to offer a proposal that addresses all the concerns on Iranian nuclear facilities, activities, and enrichment as well as to smooth Tehran’s international relations.
Highly positive atmosphere?
Iranian officials pointed out that they sought to keep the details of Iran’s proposal confidential for the time being, a Machiavellian move by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad ZarifMajid Rafizadeh