Secret US-Iran talks set stage for nuclear deal

The United States and Iran secretly engaged in a series of high-level, face-to-face talks over the past year, in a high-stakes diplomatic gamble by the Obama administration that paved the way for the historic deal sealed early on Sunday in Geneva aimed at slowing Tehran`s nuclear programme.

US delegation to Iran talks includes sanctions expert

The US delegation to next week`s talks about Iran`s nuclear program includes one of the US government`s leading sanctions experts, a hint that Washington may be giving greater thought to how it might ease sanctions on Tehran.

No exclusive US-Iran talks in Kazakhstan nuke negotiations

Iran will not hold exclusive talks with the US on the sidelines of the upcoming nuclear negotiations with world powers in Kazakhstan, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has said.

Israel unaware of US-Iran one-on-one talks: Netanyahu

The comments came after The New York Times reported the US and Iran had agreed to hold one-on-one talks.