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Iran nuclear talks extended after deadline brings no deal
Iran nuclear talks extended after deadline brings no deal

The failure of six world powers to complete a nuclear deal with Iran by Monday’s deadline sets up a political battle between Congress, where lawmakers are calling for tougher sanctions, and the White House, which fears such a move would drive Tehran away from the negotiating table. Despite a week of almost nonstop high-level meetings in the Austrian capital, diplomats acknowledged they had failed to resolve core issues in the negotiations and announced that they would give themselves seven more months to reach an agreement. But the impasse strengthened the arguments of critics who contend that if Iran wasn’t willing to compromise over the last year of talks, it would be...

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