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Iran urges West to resist outside pressure in nuclear talks

European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, left, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif, right, wait for the start of closed-door nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

TEHRAN: Iran urged western powers Tuesday to resist any pressure from third parties not directly involved in negotiations over its nuclear activities, in a clear reference to Israeli-led influence.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, quoted by the official IRNA news agency after talks with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, also called for "seriousness and realism," in the next round of nuclear discussions in Vienna, starting June 16.

 

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