The farcical negotiations continue with still more demands from Tehran. Uranium conversion is set to resume at Isfahan plant. From CNN:
TEHRAN, Iran — The European Union has until Monday evening to provide Iran with a package of economic and political incentives in connection to Tehran’s nuclear program, an Iranian official said.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamidreza Asefi told state news agency IRNA that the EU must present its proposal before the day is out. The initial deadline was Sunday, but was extended by a day.
Asefi said uranium conversion will resume Monday at Iran’s Isfahan plant.
Still, Asefi said, the issue of uranium enrichment remains open for negotiation should the EU return to the bargaining table…
The IAEA can recommend that Iran be referred to the U.N. Security Council for possible imposition of sanctions.
Ooooh, bet the Mullahs are shaking in their boots now.
Update from the Jerusalem Post:
Iran agreed late Monday to a two-day delay in reopening its nuclear processing plant here after receiving a request from the head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog agency.
IAEA chief Mohamed El-Baradei asked Teheran for a “maximum of two days” to send its inspectors to Iran’s nuclear facility where they can oversee the dismantling of UN seals, said Ali Agha Mohammadi, spokesman for Iran’s Supreme National Security Council.
Earlier, Mohammadi said Iranian technicians would break the seals and restart nuclear processing on Monday.
Mohammadi said the combination of restraint and resolve toward restarting uranium processing showed the government’s intention not to squander Iran’s fundamental right to nuclear power, while preserving close ties to Europe…