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Tehran’s Promise

posted on July 20, 2015

In The New Yorker, Robin Wright reports on the intricacies of the nuclear deal recently reached between Secretary of State John Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and five other world powers. The deal “nearly collapsed at least five times in the final nine months,” Wright writes. After a meeting in Oman, before the original deadline last November, Kerry’s aide says, “Both sides left thinking that we had just spent a lot of hours and a lot of time under very tense conditions and in very tense conversations that made little progress.”

Read at The New Yorker