Timing of sanctions relief may be deal breaker as Iran talks resume

April 22, 2015 1:08 PM

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VIENNA (Reuters) - The timing of sanctions relief is the sticking point in nuclear talks between Iran and the six major world powers this week in Vienna, where negotiations kicked off on Wednesday with a meeting between delegates from Tehran and the European Union.

Iran and the six powers are trying to end more than 12 years of diplomatic wrangling over the country's disputed nuclear program, which Tehran says is peaceful but Western governments fear is aimed at developing an atomic bomb.

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