Washington row amid impending Iran nuclear deal

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Nuclear negotiations between Iran and six world powers are set to resume Sunday as the March 31st deadline for a framework draws near, but a group of Republican politicians in Washington is trying to scuttle the deal with a written letter and the White House isn’t happy. CCTV’s Jessica Stone filed this report from Washington.

Washington row amid impending Iran nuclear deal

Washington row amid impending Iran nuclear deal

Nuclear negotiations between Iran and six world powers are set to resume Sunday as the March 31st deadline for a framework draws near, but a group of Republican politicians in Washington is trying to scuttle the deal with a written letter and the White House isn't happy. CCTV's Jessica Stone filed this report from Washington.

Highlights:

  • The letter’s chief author, Republican Senator Tom Cotton says there will be NO deal without Congressional approval.
  • Iran wants to keep its ability to enrich uranium for peaceful purposes and a speedy lifting of sanctions.