Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday raised doubts if Iran was truly prepared to conclude a final deal with western powers on dismantling its nuclear program, but urged US lawmakers not to impose new sanctions.
Hundreds of Iranians including university students and members of the country`s Jewish community on Tuesday rallied in support of the Islamic Republic`s disputed nuclear program on the eve of the resumption of talks with world powers.
Lauding India`s efforts to stand by its side on sanctions against Iran despite facing challenges on the energy front, the US has informed India that it will pursue diplomacy to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue.
President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by telephone on Friday, the highest-level contact between the two countries in three decades and a sign that they are serious about reaching a pact on Tehran`s nuclear program.
The International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) is committed to resolve the Iran nuclear issue through dialogue though no concrete result has been achieved during the last round of talks, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said.