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Don't worry about the deadline and keep talking with Iran
Don't worry about the deadline and keep talking with Iran

Sunday marks the deadline for an agreement on the future of Iran's nuclear program. Despite indications from the participants in the talks that progress has been made, it seems unlikely that what Secretary of State John F. Kerry called "real gaps" can be closed in a few days. In particular, Iran is still at odds with the so-called P5-plus-1 countries — the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany — about how much it will restrict the enrichment of uranium, a precursor to building a nuclear weapon. Iran has proposed to cap its operating centrifuges at the current 9,400, a number that would allow it to expand enrichment quickly. It will be...

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