Report: Wendy Sherman to leave State Department after Iran nuclear talks deadline

By REUTERS
May 28, 2015 07:15

WASHINGTON - The chief US negotiator in Iran nuclear talks, Wendy Sherman, will leave the State Department shortly after the June 30 deadline for the talks between Tehran and six major powers to reach agreement, the New York Times said on Wednesday.

Sherman made her intentions known before leaving for Vienna and Geneva for a last round of talks aimed at securing curbs on Iran's nuclear program in return for lifting sanctions that have crippled the country's economy, the newspaper said.

"It's been two long years," the Times quoted Sherman as saying, referring to the protracted and intensely complex discussions with the Iranians that began with secret talks between the two long-time foes.


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