EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton
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Ashton: 'Sides remain far apart' in Iran nuclear talks

Talks between world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme have ended without agreement, with the EU saying their positions "remain far apart".

Over two days of talks in Almaty, Iran was asked to give up work on its most sensitive nuclear activities in return for an easing of sanctions.

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton confirmed no deal was reached - but said it was the first time they had been able to discuss details.

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