Nuclear deadlock

Print edition : May 17, 2013

At the high-level talks in Almaty, Kazakhstan on February 27. Photo: Shamil Zhumatov/AP

The European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iran's chief negotiator Saeed Jalili on April 5. Photo: Shamil Zhumatov/AP

Ali Akbar Velayati, adviser to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, blamed the West for the failure of the talks. Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (centre) at a ceremony marking National Atomic Energy Day in Tehran on April 9. Photo: AFP

Iranian students form a human chain in support of Iran's nuclear programme around the Isfahan Uranium Conversion Facility, 410 kilometres south of Tehran, on November 15, 2011. Photo: Vahid Salemi/AP

The latest round of talks between the West and Iran on the latter’s nuclear programme ends in a stalemate amidst rising tensions and heated rhetoric.
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