Kerry says he stands by presentation of Iran nuclear deal




 
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April 13th, 2015  
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Topic: Kerry says he stands by presentation of Iran nuclear deal


By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defended on Sunday his presentation of a framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program after a different interpretation was offered by Iran's supreme leader, and a prominent U.S. senator said Kerry was "delusional." "I will stand by every fact that I have said," Kerry told ABC's "This Week." Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had strong words last week about Iran's agreement with major world powers, declaring that once a final deal was reached it should result in an immediate end to all sanctions on Iran. There were also differing U.S. and Iranian interpretations of a previous interim agreement with Iran, but Iran upheld that agreement, Kerry said.




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