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At the Heart of the United Front on Iran, Vagueness on Crucial Terms

The success or failure of the international initiative to curb Iran’s nuclear program hinges largely on an ostensibly clear-cut request: before talks can begin, Tehran must freeze all activities related to the enrichment of uranium. But while that demand seems surgically precise, what it actually means is unclear. It has become the subject of anxious diplomacy around the world — a sort of prenegotiation negotiation — centered on finding a definition that the Iranians and the six countries behind the initiative can accept. The results will determine if the talks move ahead or fail before they formally start. Full Story

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