Monday, July 18, 2016

So all they did was kick the can ten years down the road in return for ending sanctions?

And they didn't dare let the public know.

AP exclusive: secret document eases Iran nuclear constraints

Key restrictions on Iran's nuclear program imposed under an internationally negotiated deal will ease in slightly more than a decade, cutting the time Tehran would need to build a bomb to six months from present estimates of a year, according to a document obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

The document is the only part linked to last year's deal between Iran and six foreign powers that hasn't been made public. 
It was given to the AP by a diplomat whose work has focused on Iran's nuclear program for more than a decade, and its authenticity was confirmed by another diplomat who possesses the same document.

The diplomat who shared the document with the AP described it as an add-on agreement to the nuclear deal. 

But while formally separate from that accord, he said that it was in effect an integral part of the deal and had been approved both by Iran and the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany, the six powers that negotiated the deal with Tehran.

The story is so fresh nobody has had time to react.

So this that follows is not a reaction to the news.

14 Democratic senators call for Iran sanctions extension

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