Reports: Talks on Iran could take place next week

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday that six-nation talks on a resolution on Iran's disputed nuclear program could take place early next week, Russian news agencies reported. He said that the meeting, proposed by France, would focus on the draft UN resolution on Iran and would take place at the level of political directors, who are deputy foreign ministers, the ITAR-Tass news agency reported from Jordan. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, British Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier all agreed to the meeting on Friday, Lavrov said, according to the Interfax news agency. China also would take part. To read the full story, please click here.