A historic deal has been reached with “Iran and six major powers” that effectively “freezes key parts of Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for temporary relief on some economic sanctions.”
The deal was reached after four days of hard bargaining and an “11th-hour intervention by U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and other foreign ministers from Europe, Russia and China.”
The agreement, sealed at 3 a.m. signing ceremony in Geneva’s Palace of Nations, requires Iran to halt or scale back parts of it nuclear infrastructure, the first such pause in more than a decade.
President Obama is expected to speak live on the historical agreement at 10:15 pm.
This is how we do diplomacy people… Kudos to Secretary of State Kerry for facilitating in this step towards Iran “scaling back its nuclear program.”
— Mother Jones (@MotherJones) November 24, 2013