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Collapse of Iran talks poses danger, U.S. official warns
Collapse of Iran talks poses danger, U.S. official warns

A failure of the gridlocked nuclear negotiations with Iran will lead to a dangerous escalation by both Tehran and the West, America's lead negotiator warned Thursday. Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman said that if the talks end at their Nov. 24 deadline without a deal, "escalation will be the name of the game, on all sides." "That is why I say the stakes are quite high here," she told an audience at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington think tank. "The alternatives are quite terrible." Negotiators from Iran and six world powers have since January been seeking a deal that would lift international sanctions on Iran's...

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