Amid reports that Iran now has its own uranium mines, a delegation of leaders from six major powers met with Iran to persuade Tehran to limit its nuclear research program. More than a year since Iran last sat down with international officials to discuss its nuclear build up, leaders hope these talks will result in sustained dialogue with Iran. This is an urgent matter, according to Senior Fellow Suzanne Maloney, who notes military action could be on the table if talks continue to fail.
Brookings Senior Fellow and former U.S. State Department Special Envoy on Climate Todd Stern spoke at the US Climate Action Center, at the COP 24 UN climate negotiations, on the future of the Paris Agreement in Katowice, Poland on December 10, 2018.
[On the U.S. negotiating team at the COP 24 climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland] They work seriously, effectively and knowledgeably. There is only this technical negotiating team, not a political one.