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Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline
Iranian president sends letter to Obama as nuclear talks near deadline

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wrote a letter Thursday to President Obama and leaders of the other five countries engaged in talks aimed at a nuclear deal, urging them to overcome differences so that an agreement can be reached by the end of the month. Rouhani, who didn’t disclose the full contents of the letter, also raised the Saudi Arabian air attacks on Iranian-supported rebels in Yemen, an action Iran has strongly criticized. He said on Twitter that he had condemned the attacks, contending they are only “exacerbating the crisis” in a country fighting a many-sided civil war. But Rouhani did not suggest that dispute would stand in the way of a nuclear deal,...

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