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GOP senators press White House over potential offer to Iran
GOP senators press White House over potential offer to Iran

A group of Republican senators has asked the Obama administration to explain a proposal U.S. officials have made in nuclear talks with Iran that the senators worry would allow Tehran to more easily race to a nuclear bomb-making capability. The proposal, disclosed by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in private conversations with U.S. experts last week in New York, would have Iran disconnect, rather than dismantle, many of its centrifuges used to enrich uranium. The proposal could become part of the nuclear deal the United States and five other world powers are trying to negotiate with Iran. U.S. officials have floated the idea as a possible means of extending Iran’s...

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