Iran wants quick nuclear deal

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has said he wants to reach a deal over Iran's nuclear programme within three to six months. Talks over the issue begin later today.

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Rouhani: Iran wants nuclear deal within months

President Hassan Rouhani has said he wants nuclear negotiations to be 'short'. Credit: Hakan Goktepe/AA/ABACAPRESS

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said he wants to reach a deal over Iran's nuclear programme within six months.

He told the Washington Post: "The only way forward is for a timeline to be inserted into the negotiations that's short.

"The shorter it is, the more beneficial it is to everyone. If it's three months that would be Iran's choice, if it's six months that's still good. It's a question of months not years."

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