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July 11, 2015 9:31 am

Report: Iran Nuclear Deal Agreed Following Further US Concessions

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Vienna. Photo: State Dept.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Vienna. Photo: State Dept.

A deal has been reached between the world powers and Iran over the latter’s nuclear program after a series of major American concessions, Ehud Yaari, the Middle East affairs commentator for Israel’s Channel 2 television, said Friday night. “It is done. It is done,” he said, and will be signed “early next week.”

The aim of the agreement is to put a negotiated end to a 13-year standoff with Iran over its suspect nuclear program and to block its pathway to developing a nuclear bomb in exchange for lifting biting global sanctions. Israel’s leadership has relentlessly opposed the emerging agreement, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warning that it will pave Iran’s path to a nuclear arsenal.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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