'Moment of truth' nears in Iran nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry as former EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton looks on ahead of key nuclear talks in Vienna, on November 20, 2014US Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday “serious gaps” remained in talks between Iran and world powers in Vienna two days before a deadline to strike a nuclear deal. Kerry, who on Friday postponed a trip to Paris to remain in Vienna, was due to meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday afternoon, their fourth meeting in three days. At stake is a historic deal in which Iran would curb its nuclear activities in exchange for broad relief from years of heavy international economic sanctions.

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