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    • gorgonsola
    • 20.12.09 | 03:17 (IST)

    The problem of negociating with Iran or other totally susceptible countries is that any imposing any dealine is considered as a way of threatening the country, while obviously Iran has an interest in buying time. Dealines cannot be just rhetorics, something you set in the conversation just to take it back when it's considered as a threat, or when it actually puts a term to the conversation. Unless you really want or accept a nuclear Iran, you need to set deadlines, and this is considered as a defacing, threatening move by irates olding fundamentalists in Iran (among which the infamous Khamenei, who will not be replaced by neither political side when he dies)

    from the article: World can still change Iran without bombing it
    First published 01:12 20.12.09 | Last updated 09:14 20.12.09
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