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June 17, 2015 9:43 am

Kerry Says US Now Prepared to Lift Iran Sanctions Before Addressing Secret Nuclear Activity Concerns

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John Kerry on Fox News. Photo: Screenshot.

John Kerry on Fox News. Photo: Screenshot.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry signaled for the first time on Tuesday that the United States was prepared to ease economic sanctions on Iran without fully resolving evidence suggesting that Iran’s scientists have been involved in secret work on nuclear weapons.

In his first State Department news conference since breaking his leg last month in a bicycling accident, Mr. Kerry suggested major sanctions might be lifted long before international inspectors get definitive answers to their longstanding questions about Iranian experiments and nuclear design work that appeared aimed at developing a bomb. The sanctions block oil sales and financial transfers.

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