Iran nuke talks deadline extended to July 7

June 30, 2015 2:59 PM

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U.S. and Iranian negotiators in Vienna on Tuesday agreed to extend a deadline for an agreement on Iran's disputed nuclear program until July 7, as sticking points remained.

The deadline was originally set to expire Tuesday night. The preliminary measures have been prolonged to July 7 "to allow more time for negotiations to reach a long-term solution ... on the Iran nuclear issue," State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said, according to the Associated Press.

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