Iran May Suspend Its Nuclear Program as Part of a Controversial Deal

Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Iranian officials today in Geneva to discuss a possible deal that would freeze the country’s nuclear program. In exchange for the “first stage” of an agreement to suspend the nuclear production for six months, the U.S. would lift economic sanctions against Iran. The possible deal is not without its critics though; according to a New York Time’s report, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the agreement would be a “grievous historic error,” because the country would still be able to enrich uranium and restart their nuclear program down the road. Even though U.S. officials are optimistic about the common ground that could be found in the agreement with Iran, they also confirmed that Iranian officials do not have any intention of breaking ties with their allies like Hezbollah or Syrian President Bashar al-Assad …

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