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November 14, 2013 10:05 am

Kerry Pleads for No New Iran Sanctions as Talks Continue

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John Kerry in Israel. Photo: Israel Hayom.

CNN – Secretary of State John Kerry took his case on Wednesday to Capitol Hill, urging Congress not to impose new sanctions on Iran as talks with that country on its nuclear program heat up.

“Our hope is that no new sanctions would be put in place for the simple reason that, if they are, it could be viewed as bad faith by the people we are negotiating with,” Kerry said before entering a closed-door briefing with members of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.

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