Iran’s coverage: Iran nuclear deal dangerous, worse than Israel feared: Netanyahu

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Netanyahu says expected Iranian nuclear deal even worse than Israel feared

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.

Kerry cancels plan to return to US to stay at Iran talks

 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.


Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

 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.


Diplomats: Provisional agreement on key elements of Iran deal

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.


Official rejects AP news on agreements

An Iranian top official has renounced claims made by an Associated Press news story on nuclear talks.

Rouhani: Country’s economy back on fast recovery track

 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.


Deal on Iran nuclear program impossible if sanctions remain in place

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.

British foreign secretary: Differences remain, but nuclear deal possible in ‘next 48 hours’

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.


Nuclear talks are in progress vigorously: Ryabkov

 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 top negotiator says accord can be drafted

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.