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Arkansas Delegation Pans U.S. Iran Deal

July 14, 2015
In The News

The agreement early Tuesday between the United States and Iran over nuclear weapons and economic sanctions put foreign policy back into the political debate and drew a strong rebuke from the state’s congressional delegation.

Under the agreement, announced in Vienna, Austria, Iran agreed to reduce its stockpile of enriched nuclear material and ceased further enrichment.

The agreement would extend the time it would take Iran to make a nuclear bomb from about a year to 10 years and would reportedly put safeguards in place for the U.S. and other world powers to inspect and stop the development of nuclear weapons.

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