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Top officials join Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears
Top officials join Iran nuclear talks as deadline nears

French and German foreign ministers joined international negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program here Saturday as the 18-month-old talks entered a tense endgame ahead of a Tuesday deadline. While both Iranian and Western officials had set their sights on completing a preliminary agreement during the weekend, diplomats acknowledged that gaps remained on several issues and made no promises about when they would complete their work. “We’ve advanced on certain issues, not yet enough on others,” French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told reporters after arriving at the neo-baroque Beau Rivage Palace hotel where the talks are being held. The final issues “are...

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