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Negotiations only succeed if US recognises Iran's rights
So let's see now: After months of talks, across two continents and three cities, and the whole thing came down to the fact that the US wants Iran to abandon her rights, with nothing given in exchange.
Well, I hate to say it, but I told you so. Add the 2012 Istanbul-Baghdad-Moscow talks to a long, long list of events in which "negotiations" were supposely being held with Iran that ultimately consisted of little more than the US imposing unreasonable demands whilst not giving a thing in return. If there were people who were resistant to acknowledging this long and well-established pattern, the latest events should be the final proof.
The bottom line is that as long as the US is not willing to recognize such a basic principle -- that Iran, like any other sovereign country, has a right to enrich uranium, just as Brazil, Argentina, Netherlands etc. -- then really there just isn't anything to talk about. And the US won't acknowledge that because 1- Israel won't tolerate it, and 2- the US needs to keep the nuclear issue alive as a justification and pretext for a policy of imposing regime change in Iran.
Of course there will be analysts who will attempt to cut a "middle of the road" path for themselves by blaming both sides equally, thus making themselves appear to be objective and neutral, but really, I don't see how Iran can be criticized for not giving up a right to enrichment. No country on the face of the planet would do that. (The US trumpets a nuclear agreement it recently signed with the UAE according to which the UAE agreed to not enrich uranium BUT what the US doesn't mention is that the agreement only applied to US-provided nuclear material, and the UAE never gave up its right to enrichment as a whole. )