European Union foreign policy chief Ashton and Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Jalili meet before the talks in Almaty

 
European Union foreign policy chief Ashton and Iran
European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L) and Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary and chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili meet before the talks in Almaty February 26, 2013. World powers began talks with Iran on its nuclear programme in the Kazakh city of Almaty on Tuesday, in a fresh attempt to resolve a decade-old standoff that threatens the Middle East with a new war. REUTERS/Stanislav Filippov/Pool