Posts Tagged ‘Talks’

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Obama in Talks With Gates Over Pentagon Role

November 19, 2008

robert-gates1.jpgPresident-elect Obama and Robert Gates are negotiating terms under which the defense secretary would remain as Pentagon chief in his administration, the Financial Times has learned. 

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Turkey Offers to Mediate US-Iran Talks

November 14, 2008

Turkey’s prime minister said his country is
ready to mediate between Iran and the incoming U.S. administration of
Barack Obama. In an interview in Wednesday’s New York Times, Recep
Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara could be “very useful” in nurturing ties
between Tehran and Washington, strained over Iran’s disputed nuclear
program.

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Mugabe Wins Out in Zimbabwe Power-Sharing Talks

November 10, 2008

robert-mugabe15.jpgIn the run-up to Sunday’s summit, hosts South Africa had promised to talk tough with the Zimbabwean parties and “force” an agreement.

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