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Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday that progress was made in “very difficult” nuclear talks in Vienna this week when possible solutions were discussed, sources who attended his briefing for Iranian media said.
An Iranian deputy foreign minister cautioned Saudi Arabia that a possible death sentence against prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr will draw harsh reactions against the kingdom and would upset the Muslim world’s relations with Riyadh.
The 8th round of negotiations between Iran and the G5+1 ended in Vienna on Thursday.
A senior U.S. official said some progress was made in high-level nuclear negotiations with Iran on Wednesday but much work remained to be done, adding the goal was still to reach a deal by a late November deadline.
A luxury train connecting the capitals of Hungary and Iran left Budapest for the first time on Wednesday, with 70 passengers set to cross the Balkans, the Bosphorus and Kurdistan on the way to Persia aboard a set of deluxe railcars.
A 5,000-ton Russian cargo ship has docked at the northern Iranian port of Astara in the Caspian Sea, in what has been the first such event in history of the Iranian port.
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