A senior Iranian negotiator was upbeat on Monday about the chances of progress in the latest round of talks about a proposed UN investigation of his country`s nuclear programme, promising "new approaches" meant to end nearly two years of deadlock.
Syria has joined Russia in asking the UN atomic agency to assess the hazards posed by a possible military strike on its nuclear facilities.
The International Atomic Energy Agency is preparing to issue its latest report on Iran, focusing on activities that could be used to make nuclear weapons.
Diplomats say that officials from Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog will meet in Tehran next month in an attempt to restart stalled nuclear talks.
The UN atomic agency said today it
has "major differences" with Iran and "major concerns" about
its nuclear programme.
Day in Pics: 31st January
Showbiz World - January 31, 2015