Iran's supreme leader reveals demands in nuclear talks

A handout picture released by the official website of the Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shows him waving after delivering a speech in Tehran on June 4, 2014Iran’s supreme leader revealed Tuesday his country’s demands for a massive long-term increase in its nuclear enrichment capability, laying bare huge gaps between Tehran and world powers negotiating a deal. The comments, published on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s website, represent a dramatic intervention in the talks currently taking place in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 group of Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States, plus Germany, for a nuclear accord. His remarks relate to the enrichment process of producing fuel from centrifuges for nuclear power stations, which the West and Israel says, in highly extended form, could be used to develop an atomic bomb.

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