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Kerry Urges Senate To Avoid New Sanctions While Iran Talks Continuei
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November 14, 2013 1:04 AM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging the Senate to hold off on passing additional sanctions on Iran, saying recent talks in Geneva came close to a landmark agreement on its contested nuclear program. But many lawmakers want to go ahead with tougher sanctions, saying that's what brought Tehran to the negotiating table. VOA Congressional Correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.

Kerry Urges Senate To Avoid New Sanctions While Iran Talks Continue

Published November 13, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging the Senate to hold off on passing additional sanctions on Iran, saying recent talks in Geneva came close to a landmark agreement on its contested nuclear program. But many lawmakers want to go ahead with tougher sanctions, saying that's what brought Tehran to the negotiating table. VOA Congressional Correspondent Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.


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