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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has cancelled plans to return to the United States for an event honoring his late Senate colleague Edward Kennedy in order to remain at the ongoing Iran nuclear talks in Switzerland.
The United States and Iran have moved close to agreement on key aspects of a nuclear deal but some problems remain four days ahead of a target date for an initial agreement, officials said Sunday.
Iran and six world powers have reached provisional agreement on key parts of a deal sharply curtailing Tehran’s nuclear programme, Western diplomats in talks in Switzerland said Sunday.
An Iranian top official has renounced claims made by an Associated Press news story on nuclear talks.
President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that free trade economic zones can turn into exemplary models for economic development as the country’s economy is now back on the fast recovery track.
Chief of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi said that the deal on Iran’s nuclear program is impossible if the P5+1 group is not ready to lift sanctions imposed on Tehran.
Just days before a key deadline in the Iran nuclear talks, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond expressed confidence that if a compromise is reached, negotiators would be able to present an agreement that clarifies two key sticking points: how long a final deal would be in effect and how far it pushes back Iran’s breakout time to acquiring weapons-grade uranium.
Russian Deputy Foriegn Minister Sergei Ryabkov said nuclear negotiations between Iran and Group 5+1 in Lausanne are in progress strongly as negotiators are trying to reach a political agreement.
Iran’s chief diplomat said on Saturday that he had had productive discussions with his European counterparts and that Iranian negotiators were ready to begin drafting an initial agreement on a nuclear accord.