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Preliminary Nuclear Deal With Iran Appears Close, but Tough Issues May Wait

March 31, 2015
David Sanger, Michael Gordon | The New York Times
With a deadline just hours away, negotiators from the United States, Iran and five other nations appeared on Tuesday to move closer to a preliminary political accord to limit Tehran’s nuclear program. There were signs, however, that several of the most difficult issues would be deferred for a final agreement in three months.
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In Iran talks, failure is an option

March 31, 2015
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
Obama officials have said the odds of an Iran nuclear deal are no more than 50-50.
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U.S. Says Shipping Uranium Out of Iran Is Still Part of Possible Nuclear Deal

March 30, 2015
David Sanger, Michael Gordon | The New York Times
American officials said on Monday that they were still negotiating with their Iranian counterparts on one of the main issues remaining in their efforts to reach a deal on Iran’s nuclear program — how to dispose of Iran’s big nuclear stockpile — and that shipping the atomic fuel out of the country was still a possibility.
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What to look for in an Iran nuclear deal

March 30, 2015
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
As President Barack Obama pushes to reach a nuclear deal with Iran by a Tuesday deadline, a small army of critics — from congressional Republicans to Israeli leaders to the Saudi royal family — is ready to pounce on any weaknesses to persuade Congress and the global community to turn against the pact.
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Negotiators at Iran Talks Said to Aim for March 29 Agreement

March 26, 2015
Indira Lakshmanan | Bloomberg
Negotiators aim to conclude a framework agreement over Iran’s nuclear program by March 29, diplomats said as talks in Switzerland resumed after a week-long break.
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Iran Talks Set for Decisive Week as Leaders Say Deal Reachable

March 23, 2015
Indira Lakshmanan, Golnar Motevalli, David Lerman | Bloomberg
Diplomats and leaders seeking an accord on Iran’s nuclear program said a deal is achievable as they prepare to enter a potentially decisive week for the talks.

Netanyahu Re-Elected in Israel, Nuclear Talks with Iran, GOP Budget Battles and Big Money in 2016

March 20, 2015
Bibi's Strong Victory, Countdown for Iran Nuclear Negotiations, Republican Budget Plan and Candidates Angle for Billionaire Support
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Are negotiators close to an Iranian nuclear deal?

March 19, 2015
According to the Associated Press, a draft nuclear agreement would decrease Iran’s centrifuges by 40 percent. While negotiators report progress, there’s still no deal yet. Gwen Ifill talks to George Jahn, the Associated Press reporter who broke the story of the latest negotiations.
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Two Weeks Left to Reach Iran Deal Before Deadline

March 18, 2015
Indira Lakshmanan | Bloomberg
Envoys negotiating an accord over Iran’s nuclear program say they have narrowed their technical disputes, though maybe not enough to forge a pact on the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland this week. Bloomberg’s Indira Lakshmanan reports on “Bottom Line.”
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