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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit technology it could use to make atomic arms, Western officials involved in the nuclear talks said Sunday.
The White House challenged Iranian negotiators on Sunday to "live up to their rhetoric" and strike a nuclear deal with world powers before a March 31 deadline expires. Iran and six world powers have reached tentative agreement on key parts of a deal sharply curtailing Tehran's nuclear ambitions, Western diplomats said in Lausanne, where negotiators are racing to nail down an accord by midnight Tuesday. The Iranians must "basically live up to their rhetoric, that they are not trying to acquire a nuclear weapon.