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IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks
IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks

The United Nations is unlikely to complete its assessment of whether Iran has conducted research on nuclear weapons before the deadline set by six world powers for a deal to curb the country's nuclear activities, a new complication in the international negotiations. In its latest quarterly report released Friday, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog, said it would conduct a comprehensive "system assessment" of all evidence on the sensitive issue of whether Iran has sought to gain nuclear weapons capability. The scope of the study probably means that the United States and the five other world powers won't have the U.N.'s final...

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