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Obama Urges Congress To Give Iran Diplomacy A Chance

President Barack Obama urged the US Congress to give peace with Iran a chance Monday, as lawmakers lined up behind new sanctions.
Obama Urges Congress To Give Iran Diplomacy A Chance
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Via AFP:

President Barack Obama urged the US Congress to give peace with Iran a chance Monday, as lawmakers lined up behind new sanctions despite warnings they could doom an interim nuclear deal.

Obama said that the six-month pact due to go into force on January 20 after being concluded at the weekend, offered a "door of opportunity" for Iran to have better relations with the outside world, after decades of deep antagonism with the United States.

But he said that if Iran fails to live up to the terms of the deal, which freezes aspects of its nuclear program in return for limited sanctions relie...

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