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CNN's Jim Sciutto sits down with Iran's Foreign Minister to discuss President Obama's State of the Union address.
Tough talk from Iranian leaders contrasts with what the White House says is in the nuclear deal, so why won't the Obama administration release the text to set the record straight? CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta reports.
In an extensive interview with Wolf Blitzer, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks about the nuclear deal with Iran, his biggest regrets on the job, and the emotional toll the role has taken on him.
Over a month after the Iran nuclear deal was signed, the requirements will go into effect next week. But U.S. lawmakers are continuing to push for new sanctions, and their efforts may impact how effective the deal is. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
In his 2008 run for president, then-Senator Barack Obama promised that he would reach out to anyone who wanted to engage, including America's foes - and today, he's got a nuclear deal with Iran and a handshake with Cuba. Is Pres. Obama shifting his foreign policy to a reliance on diplomacy and discussion? CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Rogers tells Wolf Blitzer that Congress was not told about secret talks with Iran that set the stage for the deal over Iran's nuclear program - and that the deal does not get enough concessions from Iran in return for an easing of sanctions that takes the pressure off the Iranian economy.
As negotiations between Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany continue, the President's National Security Adviser Susan Rice tells Wolf Blitzer that the deal on the table is "a good one." Specifically, she says, it will roll back the Iranian nuclear program in key respects over a six-month period while increasing the transparency surrounding the program so that the Iranians "can't sneak out or break out." And while some question easing sanctions on Tehran, Rice says the "sanctions architecture" will remain in place so that the relief will be "limited, modest, temporary, and reversible" - less than $10 billion in total.
As news spread that Pres. Obama had called Iranian Pres. Hassan Rouhani, Reza Sayah reports live from Tehran with reaction from the Iranian people.
It was a 15-minute phone call 34 years in the making: Pres. Obama called Iranian Pres. Hassan Rouhani, marking the first conversation between the two country's leaders since the Islamic revolution seized power in Iran in 1979. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on the details of the call and what issues the two countries may solve diplomatically.
It has been a historic week at the United Nations General Assembly that ended in a significant first step today: A meeting between Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. It is the highest level meeting between the two countries since the Iranian revolution in 1979. Many people are hopeful that it could spur some movement towards a diplomatic solution on the issue of Iranian nuclear power. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.