By Susan Ferrechio | 11/24/13 10:49 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday defended the nuclear deal with Iran as less than perfect, but a chance to stop the country's efforts to build nuclear weapons. "This negotiation is not the art of fantasy or the art of the ideal," Kerry said on ABC's "This Week." "It's the art of the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/23/13 11:33 PM
President Obama on Saturday night praised a nuclear deal between key world powers and Iran, calling it an "important first step” that includes “substantial limitations which will help prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon.”
By Associated Press | 11/23/13 02:40 PM
An Iran nuclear deal within reach, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and five other foreign ministers focused Saturday on the fine print of a draft agreement meant to satisfy not only the other side, but also to placate powerful domestic forces that fear giving too much for too little in return.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/22/13 04:16 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry will leave for Geneva on Friday to help further nuclear talks with Iran, raising the prospects for a potential deal. “After consulting with EU High Representative Ashton and the negotiating team on the ground, Secretary Kerry will travel to Geneva later today...
By Jamey Keaten | 11/22/13 08:48 AM
MOSCOW — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov threw his weight Friday behind nuclear talks with Iran, flying to Geneva to join senior negotiators struggling to seal a deal that would see Tehran start to roll back its atomic activities in exchange for sanctions relief.
11/21/13 03:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led Senate signaled Thursday it would only give President Barack Obama until next month before pressing ahead with new Iran sanctions, and a key Republican introduced legislation designed to limit the president's future negotiating ability with Tehran. Senate...
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 11:52 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pledged Thursday to advance a bipartisan effort to tighten U.S. economic sanctions on Iran in December despite the White House's plea that Congress not intervene while the administration is talking with Tehran about its nuclear program.
By Charles Hoskinson | 11/20/13 06:13 PM
It's the latest in faith-based foreign policy fads: The idea that the nuclear talks with Iran that began today would be a first step toward "a new relationship between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran," as President Obama put it. Politicians and pundits have for weeks...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/19/13 05:32 PM
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., the top Republican on the Foreign Relations Committee, said Congress will not be able to pass a new round of sanctions before talks this weekend between the international community and Iran on Tehran's nuclear program. Corker, emerging from a meeting with President...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/18/13 11:39 AM
President Obama will meet with key senators on Tuesday to update them on the status of nuclear talks with Iran, the White House announced. The meeting comes as the White House looks to avert a new push on Capitol Hill for additional sanctions on Iran, which Obama has said could derail fragile...
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