"... “The difficulty here is not only quite a distance between the positions but also the sequencing … what comes first, what comes next, what this reciprocity means,” Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told journalists upon leaving the meetings, at a hotel near Moscow’s Foreign Ministry and famed Arbat pedestrian boulevard. “The logic of the negotiations is extremely complicated.”Diplomatic observers cautioned that these high-stakes multiparty talks tend to have an ebb and flow, and things that look irrevocably stuck at one point sometimes got unstuck a few hours later. Sometimes.
“Give this some time,” a European diplomat said late Monday. “We can’t judge the talks every five minutes.”..."
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
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