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U.S. Looks Beyond Iran Nuclear Deal Deadline to What Comes Next

  • Trump could quit deal but delay reimposing financial sanctions
  • Iran sees little incentive to agree to new or revamped accord
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Donald Trump seems set on pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal next week, with U.S. officials suggesting that any initial diplomatic turbulence will be followed by negotiations for a new accord.

There’s one big hang-up: Iran is ruling out new talks, calling the current agreement “non-negotiable.” And America’s European allies continue to back it, saying the deal has been essential to reining in Iran’s nuclear program.