6 World Powers Strike a Deal Over Iran


By GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press Writer
Thursday, June 1, 2006

(06-01) 11:54 PDT VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Six world powers meeting to discuss the crisis over Iran's nuclear program have reached an agreement on a package of incentives and penalties to be presented to Tehran, diplomats told The Associated Press Thursday.

The diplomats were speaking on the sidelines of a meeting between officials from France, Britain, Germany, the United States, Russia and China. They requested anonymity because they were not authorized to make a public announcement.