Iran nuclear talks may not go on past Thusday

A US source said Tuesday night after the second deadline in eight days for a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran went by that if no deal is finalized by Thursday, the negotiations will be abandoned. Some of the diplomats representing the six powers left Vienna. Russia’s Sergey Lavrov said he would return if necessary. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran’s Mohammed Javad Zarif planned to stay in Vienna and keeping negotiating, along with the EU foreign executive Federica Mogherini. DEBKAfile:

The sticking points remaining are the types of centrifuges Iran may develop after the expiration of the 10-year agreement; the timetable for sanctions relief; and access to data on Iran’s past activities for developing a nuclear weapon

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