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Iran nuclear deal’s future a ‘huge question mark,’ US negotiator says

US Special Envoy for Iran Rob Malley told lawmakers that prospects for a renewed agreement with Tehran were "at best, tenuous."
Robert Malley, Biden administration special envoy for Iran, testifies about the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations on Capitol Hill May 25, 2022, in Washington, DC.

Whether Iran and world powers can reach a deal to salvage the landmark nuclear agreement is a “huge question mark,” the Biden administration’s chief negotiator told US lawmakers on Wednesday. 

“We do not have a deal with Iran and prospects for reaching one are, at best, tenuous,” US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley said during testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. 

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