TEHRAN, Iran – Iran‘s top nuclear negotiator said his country is ready to hold talks with world powers to ease fears over its nuclear activities and has prepared a revised package of proposals for Western countries, state TV reported Tuesday.
Despite the suggestion of possible international cooperation, parliament sent a defiant message to the world by supporting President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s nominee for defense minister, who is under an international arrest warrant for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Argentina that killed 85 people.
Nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili told reporters of the country’s new proposals a day before a meeting in Germany of the six countries trying to address concerns about Iran’s nuclear program — the U.S., France, Britain, Russia, China and Germany.
“Iran has prepared to present its revised package of proposals … and is ready to hold talks with world powers … in order to ease common concerns in the international arena,” the TV quoted Jalili as telling reporters.
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