U.S. House members press Kerry on nuclear talks with Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks before meeting with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi in WashingtonBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers pressed Secretary of State John Kerry to lean harder on Iran in talks over its nuclear program in a letter released on Thursday after Israel warned Washington not to go easy on Tehran. Three hundred and fifty-four members – four-fifths – of the U.S. House of Representatives signed the letter sent to Kerry on Wednesday night, expressing concerns that an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program might not require sufficiently strict inspections of its nuclear facilities. The U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Sept. …

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