Iranian Nuclear Talks Continue As Preliminary Deadline Looms

March 30, 2015 8:46 PM

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We begin this hour in Lausanne, Switzerland. That's where Iranian officials and major world leaders are trying to hammer out a framework for placing limits on Iran's nuclear program. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is there with other top diplomats from Russia, Germany, France, Britain and China. They need to reach a deal by tomorrow night under a self-imposed deadline. NPR's Peter Kenyon is covering the talks, and he joins us now from Switzerland. And Peter, to start, Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from Iran, Russia, the other countries we mentioned - are they going to make this deadline tomorrow?

PETER KENYON, BYLINE: Excellent question. It seems like the mood changes constantly, Audie. People are up one minute, down the next. Usually, one sign that a deal is imminent is the arrival of the six foreign ministers from those six countries you just rattled off and Iran, of course. They were all ...

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