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Russian president optimistic on Iranian nuclear solution

MOSCOW, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin is optimistic a way can be found to defuse international concerns about Iran's nuclear program, the Kremlin said Monday.

"Putin stressed that there is now a real chance to find a solution to this long-standing problem," the statement from the Russian government said, a reference to talks between Iranian officials and representatives of Russia, the United States, France, the United Kingdom, China and Germany.

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Previous negotiations ended Nov. 9 without a deal, but another round of talks is scheduled to begin Nov. 20, the Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported.

The group of world powers is concerned about Iran's continuing progress in nuclear development, while Iranian leaders have insisted the country's uranium enrichment program is for energy and medical use only, RIA Novosti added.

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