Jun 01,2007 00:00
MADRID -- Javier Solana, the European Union's top diplomat, urged Iran to be more flexible as he began a second round of talks with Iranian nuclear program officials. Solana echoed U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who suggested that Iran "change tactics," the Iranian broadcaster Alalam reported.
"I hope Iran to show more flexibility on its nuclear stance to help create grounds for official talks," Solana told reporters as he arrived in Madrid. "We spare no efforts in re-launching the negotiations."
Iran maintains that its nuclear enrichment program is an effort to develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.
"There is no possible path for the suspension of the enrichment of uranium," Mohammad Ali Hosseini, a spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, said Thursday.
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