Kerry joins nuclear talks as Iran, powers push for breakthrough

Kerry and Lavrov sit together during a photo opportunity prior to a meeting, in GenevaBy Parisa Hafezi and John Irish GENEVA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and foreign ministers of five other world powers joined talks on Iran's contested nuclear program on Saturday with the two sides edging towards a breakthrough to ease a dangerous standoff. The Chinese, Russian, French, British and German foreign ministers – Wang Yi, Sergei Lavrov, Laurent Fabius, William Hague and Guido Westerwelle – all pulled up their sleeves to try to seal an interim deal under which Iran would curb uranium enrichment in exchange for some relief from sanctions.

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