Historic Nuclear Deal With Iran Sparks Mixed Reviews

Critics in Congress want to kill the deal, but Secretary of State John Kerry says it would be irresponsible to block it.
2:10 | 04/03/15

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Now that historic deal with the wrong tonight has the US and its allies successfully blocked Iran from making a nuclear bomb at least for now. Iran tonight agreeing to nuclear inspections for twenty years and keep in mind the US has not had diplomatic relations with a rod. Since the hostage crisis in 1979. President Bush wants declaring a Ron part of the axis of evil. Tonight President Obama saying this deal is a matter of war and peace. ABC's chief foreign correspondent Terry Moran in Switzerland on what America gets out of this deal and what Iran gets in return. President Obama in the Rose Garden two days after the deadline passed finally hailing the deal done. Today the United States together when our allies and partners. As reached historic understanding with a rock. So what did the US get the break out time how long it would take Iran to build one bomb is increased from just two to three months now to a year. May juror running a nuclear sites will be redesigned for civilian purposes only. And a strict regime of monitoring and inspections will last for at least twenty years. And what does Iran get sanctions relief phased in over time this was Iran's main goal. Also Iran will still be able to research and develop advanced nuclear technology. And Iran will keep making non weapons grade uranium. Critics in congress ready to kill the deal. This deal is going to threaten America's national security interest that's going to lead to nuclear arms race in the most volatile region and the world. But a wearied secretary of state carried sharply rejecting the idea he got taken to the cleaners did Iran win here. Not not though those people who criticize it like that they don't have an alternative this is the safest best way to make the world safer. By reducing the ability of Iran to be able to have a nuclear weapon. The deal announced today was very general really just a framework agreement there's months of hard negotiations ahead and when I asked secretary Kerry if the whole thing could still fall apart in those months. He said of course. David Terry Moran with secretary Kerry to know.

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