Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says a final nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 group is possible by the upcoming deadline for the talks between the two sides, if the six world powers show the necessary political resolve in this regard.
Almost a month has remained before the deadline set for Iran and the P5+1 group of countries to reach a final nuclear deal expires. Despite the fact that both sides have emphasized that the remaining time is enough to work out a final comprehensive deal over Iran's nuclear energy program, some parties are as of now talking about a possible extension of nuclear negotiations.
Whether we like it or not, the theory of extremism is very popular in the Arab Middle East. There are many reasons to explain this situation. They include a sense of humiliation among Arabs following the collapse of the Islamic civilization, especially in relation to developments between Arabs and Israel; inefficiency of political systems in this region; depriving people of their right to determine their own destiny in a peaceful manner; and a host of economic and other problems.
Russia’s position in the process of nuclear negotiations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the P5+1 group of countries has been among important issues that have been followed with special sensitivity in Iran. For various reasons, including nuclear cooperation between the two countries and similar political positions taken by Tehran and Moscow at international and regional levels, the public opinion in Iran expects Russia to provide the Islamic Republic of Iran with more support than other member states of the P5+1 group in the ongoing marathon talks over Iran's nuclear energy program.
A ceremony was held in Isfahan capital city on Monday (20th October, 2014) to mark the 350th anniversary of construction of the Holy Savior Cathedral also known as Vank Cathedral.
Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
As the self-imposed deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement approaches amid marathon multilateral negotiations, postmodern political theory may have a constructive role in sifting through the on-going debates, contrasting interpretations and the diverse norms and assumptions that underpin the predominant discourses about Iran's nuclear program.
In an exclusive interview with Iran Review, Alan Eyre spoke to us about the U.S. government's position on the nuclear talks, the anti-Iran sanctions and the Iran-U.S. relations.
Looking forward, it is possible to see that as long as the Erdogan and Davutoglu remains in power, 'double standard' will likely continue to guide Ankara’s foreign policy. But indeed, many of Western experts believe that, building regional influence of the type to which Turkey aspires is a process that takes place gradually and incrementally over decades and not as an immediate result of the hyperactivity of Divisive diplomacy. At the end, Turkey must end support for radical jihadists for its security and territorial integrity.
To discuss such issues as the establishment of the new government of President Ahmadzai, the appointment of Abdullah Abdullah as Prime Minister by President Ashraf Ghani, the future of talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban representatives, the Bilateral Security Agreement with the United States, drug trafficking and poppy cultivation in Afghanistan, Iran Review conducted an exclusive interview with Prof. Najibullah Lafraie.
Hamid Reza Asefi
Whether they would be able to clinch an agreement before the deadline or not, or they would go for further “extension” of negotiations, would depend on the political will of the opposite parties to Iran, especially the United States. To pave the way for such an agreement, the US negotiating team should appear serious in negotiations and while respecting the rights of the Iranian nation, give up its excessive demands.