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As nuclear talks stall, Iran says negotiations may require more time
As nuclear talks stall, Iran says negotiations may require more time

As U.S. and Iranian officials meet in Geneva to try to revive stalled nuclear negotiations, one Iranian official said the two sides may need to extend their talks six months beyond the current deadline of July 20. In a hastily convened gathering, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns met Monday with his Iranian counterpart, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, and their negotiating teams for five hours. They are scheduled to meet again Tuesday. Araqchi said it is still too early to tell whether Iran and the six world powers negotiating the deal will be able to meet the July deadline.  "There is still hope we will be able to reach a final agreement ... by July...

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