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01 April 2015 Military News

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  • Iran's Zarif, US Kerry hold direct talks in Lausanne IRNA 01 Apr 2015 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and the US Secretary of State John Kerry held talks amid breathtaking negotiations over Tehran's nuclear program.
  • Zarif says "very good" progress made in talks IRNA 01 Apr 2015 -- The six world powers and Iran have agreed on the principal issues during the nuclear negotiations in Lausanne, Switzerland, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavorv said overnight Wednesday. A framework agreement will be drafted and presented on Wednesday, he added.
  • Iran says nuclear deal must guarantee removal of bans Press TV 01 Apr 2015 -- A senior Iranian negotiator says any deal with the P5+1 group of world powers on Tehran's nuclear program should certainly guarantee removal of all sanctions.
  • Kerry, Zarif hold bilateral meeting: US Press TV 01 Apr 2015 -- US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif have held bilateral talks in the Swiss city of Lausanne after a March 31 deadline for reaching a common understanding over sticking points has been extended, an American official says.
  • Talks Continue After Deadline For Iran Nuclear Deal Missed RFE/RL 01 Apr 2015 -- Senior diplomats from six world powers and Iran have resumed marathon talks on Tehran's nuclear program in the Swiss resort city of Lausanne.
  • Iran Talks Continue Past Deadline VOA 01 Apr 2015 -- Negotiators from Iran and a group of six world powers worked Wednesday to close the remaining gaps in their long-sought effort to reach a framework agreement on curbing Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.
  • Buhari: Nigeria Has 'Embraced Democracy' VOA 01 Apr 2015 -- While Nigeria woke to a new president-elect Wednesday, people said the real winner is democracy, as the country embarks on its first peaceful handover of power since the end of military rule in 1999.
  • Jihadist Assassin says Goal of Tunisia Murders Was Chaos VOA 01 Apr 2015 -- The jihadist assassin of Tunisian secular party leader Mohamed Brahmi, who was shot dead in Tunis in 2013, says his murder and that of secular politician Chokri Belaid a few weeks earlier were designed to create chaos in the North African country.
  • Cough Up the Docs: Poland Warned of Court Breach Over Secret CIA Jail Sputnik 01 Apr 2015 -- Poland has been warned that it must de-classify details of an investigation into a secret CIA jail in the country, or it will be in breach of a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling, according to the lawyer of a former inmate who was held at the facility.
  • Russia Claims 'Take Or Pay' Gas Deal With Ukraine RFE/RL 01 Apr 2015 -- Russia's energy minister says his country has a 'take or pay' deal for natural gas with Ukraine that, in the absence of any fresh agreement, comes into effect on April 1.
  • U.S. To Advocate Human Rights In Central Asia RFE/RL 01 Apr 2015 -- Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says the United States will 'continue to advocate for free media and more open political systems' in Central Asia, a strategic region that lies between Russia, China, Afghanistan, and Iran.
  • Thai King Authorizes Lifting of Martial Law Sputnik 01 Apr 2015 -- Instead of the martial law, the ruling National Council for Peace and Order is going to introduce a special order on security measures, giving the current prime minister broad authorities and supremacy in all three branches of power.

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