Iran and big powers to trade offers at nuclear talks

Members of the Iranian delegation, led by chief nuclear negotiator Jalili, sit at a table during talks in AlmatyALMATY (Reuters) – Major powers on Tuesday offered Iran limited sanctions relief in return for a halt to the most controversial part of its nuclear program, and Iran promised to respond with a proposal on the same scale. The talks in Kazakhstan were the first in eight months between Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany – the "P5+1" – on a decade-old dispute that threatens to trigger another war in the Middle East. …

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