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Iran, 5+1 need to make painful compromises: ex-White House advisor

| Aug. 13, 2014

A former advisor in the White House science office says Iran and the 5+1 countries need to make “painful compromises” if they want to strike a final nuclear deal.

Matthew Bunn says a final nuclear deal will serve the “national interests” of both Iran and the 5+1 group (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany).

“It would serve both sides’ interests to do so, but it will require painful compromises on each side that will face domestic opposition in both Tehran and Washington,” Bunn, who is a professor of practice at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, tells the Tehran Times...

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