Iran Nuclear Deal: Milestone in Sight, Officials Say

Iran Nuclear Deal: Milestone in Sight, Officials SayThat’s when Iran can verify with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it has removed the core from its heavy-water nuclear reactor in Arak and filled it with concrete. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said earlier this week that with the completion of this phase, the United States will have met its target to guarantee extending the time it would take for Iran to build a nuclear weapon to at least one year. Kerry is in London now waiting for IAEA verification, after which he will likely participate in a meeting with the negotiating parties to formally mark the occasion.

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