Latest News Wires Iran nuclear negotiations extended until next July

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said it "was not possible to meet the deadline" due to wide gaps on well-known points of contention, including levels of uranium enrichment and the number of centrifuges Iran would be allowed to operate.

By , Associated Press

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Nuclear negotiators have failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program and are poised to extend the negotiations for a comprehensive agreement until July 2015, diplomats said.