Hillary Clinton Backs Iran Nuclear Deal, With Reservations

September 9, 2015 2:53 PM

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Hillary Clinton Backs Iran Nuclear Deal, With Reservations

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday embraced the Iran nuclear deal that she paved the way for as secretary of state, but said it would work only “as part of a larger strategy toward Iran” that contained the power Tehran may gain as sanctions are lifted and billions of dollars flow back into the country.

Mrs. Clinton’s speech, at the Brookings Institution, amounted to a strong endorsement of the deal struck by President Obama and her successor, Secretary of State John Kerry, though one couched with reservations.

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