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United States is generally required to allow access to the United Nations for foreign diplomats. But Washington says it can deny visas for "security, terrorism, and foreign policy" reasons.
Tehran has scaled back on some of its nuclear commitments under the deal, leading the European parties to the pact to warn it about not fully complying with the terms.
Blacklisting Iran's chief negotiator would also be unusual because it could impede any U.S. effort to use diplomacy to resolve its disagreements with Tehran over Iran's nuclear program.
Iranian hardliners are upset that the deal with world powers went against some of their "red lines."
Iranian FM's comments come a day after US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter says deal does not take military option off the table.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
After tweet deleted, Zarif quoted as saying that a deal would not be closed by the end of the night.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Day after agreement to set back deadline to reach final deal, top US, UK and German diplomats hold meetings with Iran.
Senior Iranian negotiator Abbas Araqchi told Iranian reporters that the current negotiations were a "slow and difficult process."
"Iran does not jail people for their opinions," Zarif said, despite the fact that Iran ranks 173 according to the 2014 Press Freedom Index, right after Sudan.
There is a thread that runs between Obama’s policy toward Iran and his policy toward Israel.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
Republican senator challenges Zarif to a debate on Iran's "tyranny, treachery and terror."
"The Persian Gulf is our lifeline ... We will respect international navigation," Zarif says.
By REUTERS,MICHAEL WILNER
IAEA chief Amano says emerging deal would help UN atomic watchdog to better monitor Iran's nuclear program.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
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