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Iran: William Hague’s statement to the Commons

The Foreign Secretary details the first-stage agreements made with Iran earlier this week

By Prospect Team  

“Mr Speaker, two weeks ago I reported to the House on the Iranian nuclear negotiations in Geneva between 8th and 10thNovember.

“I explained that our aim was to produce an interim first step agreement with Iran, that could then create the confidence and time to negotiate a comprehensive and final settlement addressing all concerns about its nuclear programme.

“We have always been clear that because Iran’s programme is so extensive and crucial aspects of it have been concealed in the past, any agreement would have to be detailed and give assurance to…

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