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June 23, 2015 9:42 am

Obama Admin Under Pressure to Extend Deadline for Iran Nuclear Talks

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Iranian Foreign Miniser Mohammad Javad Zarif, pictured left with Secretary of State John Kerry, said, “There are still differences but we are trying to finish the work as early as possible." Photo: Wikipedia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, pictured left with Secretary of State John Kerry. Photo: Wikipedia

The Obama administration is coming under increasing pressure from European allies to extend the deadline for an Iranian nuclear deal beyond June 30, a development that signals doubts about Tehran’s willingness to bargain and complicates the U.S. president’s relations with Congress on the talks.

Administration officials say the deadline — self-imposed by Washington and other powers negotiating with Iran — remains realistic despite signals from Britain and France that it likely will need to be extended amid news that Iran’s parliament wants to block inspections of the nation’s military sites.

Read full story at The Washington Times.

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