Obama Plan to Negotiate with Iran Already Paying Dividends—to Iran

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Yesterday the Obama administration announced that it would directly participate “from now on” in international talks with Iran over its nuclear program. These talks, supported by the Bush administration, were led by Britain, France, Germany Russia and China, but the U.S. did not participate. “There’s nothing more important than trying to convince Iran to cease its efforts to obtain a nuclear weapon,” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said.

The Washington Post reports this morning: “Iran offered no immediate public response to the announcement.”

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