Iran talks resume today

  • Talks over a nuclear deal between Iran and global powers will resume in Vienna tomorrow with the November 24th deadline for an agreement fast approaching.
  • Iranian officials will meet with counterparts from the U.S, the EU, the UK, France, Russia, China and Germany. 
  • Possibility that deadline will be extended; although missing date could lead to demands for renewed sanctions from Republican Congress in the U.S. 
  • UK Foreign Secretary said this evening that there had been more 'flexibility' from both sides in recent weeks but said Iran 'will have to be very significant further movement by the Iranians if we’re going to be able to get to a deal'. 

From our Data section: Iran nuclear talks factfile

Philip Hammond remarks (WSJ)