The talks on Iran's nuclear program continued in Switzerland Monday, with a Western diplomat saying there were major outstanding issues as negotiators raced to beat their self-imposed deadline.
Members of the the P5 + 1 congregate for the Iran nuclear negotiations, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30, 2015.
Officials from the P5+1 and the European Union wait for negotiations to begin at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland March 30, 2015.
As the nuclear negotiation deadline approaches, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (center) and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (second right) wait with officials from Russia, China, France, Germany, European Union and Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30, 2015.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (left), head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi (second left), Special Assistant to President Rouhani Hossein Fereydoun (second right), and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi wait for the start of nuclear negotiations with P5 +1 officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland, March 30, 2015.