Signs grow Iran nuclear deal in view at last

Austrian police officers walk past the Palais Coburg Hotel in Vienna on July 13, 2015, where world powers are holding talks to end a 13-year standoff over Iran's nuclear programmeMarathon talks between Iran and major powers towards a historic nuclear deal ran into the early hours Tuesday as signs grew that an agreement might be imminent. Different delegations at the negotiations advised reporters in a packed press tent in Vienna to stay up all night and be ready for an early morning news conference. US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf and EU spokeswoman Catherine Ray both said however in identical tweets that there were “all kinds of unfounded rumours on the schedule”.

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