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IAEA asks for additional million euros to continue to monitor Iran

The UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has stated that it needs an extra 1 million euros in funding so it can continue to monitor the Iranian regime nuclear program during the 4 month extension that was recently agreed to by the regime and the P5+1 world powers, Reuters reported.


US Senators bill require congressional oversight on any deal with Iranian regime

U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), John McCain (R-Ariz.) and James Risch (R-Idaho) have introduced new legislation to the Senate to ensure more congressional oversight on the ongoing negotiations with the Iranian regime over its nuclear ambitions.

The bill would put any final deal with the Iranian regime under congressional review, meaning that Congress has the power to disapprove any agreement. If the President were to not send the final agreement for congressional review or Congress rejects the agreement, then any sanctions that were lifted under the agreement would be reinstated.


German foreign minister: Extended Iran nuclear talks may be 'last chance

Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned on Saturday the four months extension to nuclear negotiations between the West and the Iranian regime may be the last chance to reach a peaceful solution.

"These few months until November could be the last and best chance for a long time to end the nuclear argument peacefully," Steinmeier, who is traveling in Mexico, said in a statement.


Iran: Nuclear talks to resume in early September, regime says

The Iranian regime's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson said on Wednesday the nuclear talks with six world powers would resume in early September.

Marzieh Afkham said: “September 1 has been set for the first round of talks during the extended period.”

The preliminary accord had been due to expire on Sunday but was extended with some adjustments, after the talks failed during negotiations in Vienna to meet a self-imposed July 20 deadline for a long-term deal to end the decade-old nuclear standoff.


France: Iranian regime faces crucial choices as nuclear talks extended

France said on Saturday it hoped the extension on nuclear talks between the West and the Iranian regime would convince Tehran to make the "indispensable choices" needed to reach a long term deal, but warned that major differences still remained.


EX- Obama advisor warns about Iranian regime approach in nuclear talks

NCRI - A member of President Barack Obama’s inner circle on Iran says that the Iranian regime has been extending what he calls a “rights creep.” This involves the Iranian regime increasing over time its claims on what it entitled to regarding its enrichment program.

Robert Einhorn, who worked as a special advisor on arms control at the State Department until May 2013, elaborates on this rights creep by pointing out that the United States had for years said that the Iranian regime should not be able to enrich any uranium, but last year relented in saying that the regime could pursue a “limited” enrichment program.


Obama: Significant gaps remain on Iran nuclear talks

U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday that there are "still significant gaps" but suggested that after consultations with Congress, which has been threatening additional sanctions, he would seek an extension of the talks beyond Sunday’s deadline.

According to diplomats in Vienna, the nuclear talks between the Iranian regime and six world powers would be adjourned two days early but plan to extend them past their planned July 20 end date, The Associated Press reported on Wednesday.


EX-Jordanian minister: Iran nuclear talks cannot succeed

"Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program cannot succeed without first gaining a comprehensive reading of the region’s political landscape," former Jordanian Minister of Media Affairs says.

In an article published in Arabic language daily Asharq Al Awsat, Samih Maaytah said: "The nuclear issue is not independent of the already existing understandings between major powers and the countries of the region, and it cannot be made independent."


Iran nuclear talks likely to be extended past the July 20 deadline

Diplomats in Vienna say that Iran nuclear talks will likely be extended past the July 20 target date for a deal, The Associated Press reported.

Two diplomats in Vienna have told The Associated Press that the meeting which had been planned to continue until July 20th self imposed deadline will probably wind down early, because significant differences won't be bridged by Sunday.


Iran: Extending the nuclear negotiations 'will not work' - Maryam Rajavi

Maryam Rajavi speaking at a conference in the European ParliamentBelow is a translation of a report by Agence France-Presse (AFP):

The protracted negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program "will not work" only will "give time" to Tehran for "more deception," Maryam Rajavi the president of the main exiled Iranian opposition group said Saturday.

In a statement, the President of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), described "the fruitless Vienna negotiations and the regime's refusal to accept a comprehensive agreement that could permanently prevent it from acquiring a nuclear weapon as a failure for the policy of appeasing and showing latitude towards the regime."


John Kerry returns to Washington as 'very real gaps' remain in Iran nuclear talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking in Vienna, says that "very real gaps" remain in Iran nuclear talks and he has made 'crystal clear' to the Iranian regime that the current 19,000 centrifuges are too many.


Linda Chavez: To ensure a nuclear-free Iran promote a democratic future for Iran

Linda Chavez, former White House Director of Public Liaison says the only way to ensure a nuclear-free Iran for the United States to promote democratic change in that country.

In an article published in New York Post Ms. Chavez wrote that: "When it comes to a nuclear-free Iran, the Obama administration is talking to the wrong people.


No breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks

Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nuclear talks with the Iranian regime, with the target date for a deal only a week away, Associated Press reported.