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Iran confirms nuclear negotiator imprisoned for spying

TEHRAN: Iran’s judiciary confirmed on Sunday the five-year prison sentence given to a Canadian-Iranian member of its nuclear negotiating team on spying charges. “Mr Abdolrasoul Dorri Esfahani... was among some who were accused of spying and providing information for foreigners and had links with two espionage services,” judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie told reporters. Some reports have also said Dorri Esfahani has British citizenship. “The court sentenced him to five years in prison and the verdict is…

Foreign Secretary highlights Pakistan’s nuclear security efforts at IAEA conference

VIENNA: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry highlighted Pakistan's nuclear security credentials at the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Security organised by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. Addressing the conference, the Foreign Secretary shed light upon Pakistan's efforts to contribute to the strengthening of global nuclear security objectives. "Pakistan believes nuclear security is fundamentally a national responsibility and that states need to adopt strong measures at the national…

Chaudhry Nisar reviews matter of blacklisted US citizen

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Sunday chaired a meeting in Islamabad to review the matter of blacklisted American national Mathew Barrett's entry into Pakistan. He was in the past alleged of spying about the details of nuclear programme of Pakistan, ARY News reported.