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Iran nuclear negotiator says talks may be extended once more

Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi, one of Iran's nuclear negotiators, has said that if the next round of nuclear talks do not make progress, a final deal by the Nov. 24 deadline will not be possible and another extension may be needed.
Abbas Araghchi (C),  Iran's chief nuclear negotiator arrives at the Austria Center Vienna after another rounds of talks between the EU 5+1 on May 16, 2014 in Vienna. A fourth round of talks between Iran and six world powers aimed at defusing the face-off over Tehran's nuclear programme ended after the US had voiced concern about lack of progress.   AFP PHOTO/DIETER NAGL        (Photo credit should read DIETER NAGL/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian nuclear negotiator and Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi said that the nuclear talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1) may be extended beyond the Nov. 24 deadline.

“Time is passing rapidly and we are still not unhopeful to reach a conclusion by Nov. 24,” Araghchi told reporters at a meeting with the judiciary officials in Mashhad.

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