The U.S. and allies were set to miss a new deadline in talks aimed at a formal deal on Iran’s nuclear program. “We’re not there yet,” State Department spokesman John Kirby said in Washington.
Secretary of State Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held talks until early Tuesday in Vienna, along with counterparts from five world powers.
Lower-level officials continued negotiations as a deadline of midnight Tuesday loomed. Failure to agree by July 9 would extend the congressional review period for a possible accord.
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (c.), the Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi (l.) and Hossein Fereydoon (r.), brother and close aide to President Hassan Rouhani, try to reach a deal with Kerry.
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