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BREAKING: Framework For Iran Deal Reached

Both Iranian and European Union officials are announcing that a deal has been reached regarding Iran’s nuclear program. The announcement comes as talks in Lausanne, Switzerland between Iran and the P5+1 passed the March 31 deadline to come to an understanding before a final comprehensive agreement is completed by June 30th.

Iran President Hassan Rouhani tweeted: “Solutions on key parameters of Iran nuclear case reached. Drafting to start immediately, to finish by June 30th.”

Secretary of State John Kerry tweeted: “Big day: EU, P5+1, and Iran now have parameters to resolve major issues on nuclear program. Back to work soon on a final deal.” Confirming that the US agreed to the framework.

In a joint press conference a representative of the EU and Foreign Minister of Iran announced the deal with Reuters reporting that “Powers, Iran agree that over two-thirds of Iran’s current enrichment capacity will be suspended, monitored for 10 years: source,” and that “Iran, powers agree that most of Iran’s enriched Uranium stocks will be diluted or shipped abroad.”

Update: President Obama says the framework is a good deal and is willing to drop sanctions.

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