Kerry to travel to Geneva for Iran talks, U.S. says

WASHINGTON Fri Nov 22, 2013 3:15pm EST

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee regarding the ''Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities'' in Washington November 21, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee regarding the ''Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities'' in Washington November 21, 2013.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will leave for Geneva on Friday to join nuclear talks between six major powers and Iran, the State Department said.

"After consulting with EU High Representative (Catherine) Ashton and the negotiating team on the ground, Secretary Kerry will travel to Geneva later today with the goal of continuing to help narrow the differences and move closer to an agreement," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement.

(Reporting By Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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ChangeIranNow wrote:
Because the hard liners sense the US is desperate for a deal, there is no talk of human rights considerations. This is a grave mistake. You just have to look at similar Cold War deals with the Soviets where we always extracted human rights considerations. The UN General Assembly must pass a resolution reiterating its demands that Iran halt violations against its citizenry.

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