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March 4, 2015 4:50 pm

US Officials: ‘Some Progress’ Made in Iran Nuclear Talks

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JNS.org – US officials say that “some progress” has been made in world powers’ Switzerland-based negotiations with Iran over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

“We have made some progress but have a lot of challenges yet ahead,” a senior US State Department official said, Reuters reported.

“The bottom line here is that [there is] no deal to announce to anybody today, but very intense, hard work, some progress, but tough challenges yet to be resolved,” the official said.

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The two sides are working towards forging a deal before the March 24 deadline for a “political framework agreement.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s on Tuesday told Congress that the current negotiations are paving the way for “Iran’s path to the bomb,” adding that restrictions on Iran should be maintained until the country’s “aggression” ends. But US President Barack Obama said that Netanyahu’s speech offered no “viable alternatives” to the current negotiations.

In Switzerland, US Secretary of State John Kerry echoed Obama, saying that “no one has presented a more viable lasting alternative for how you actually prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.”

Talks between Iran and world powers are expected to resume sometime around March 15 in Geneva.

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