Kerry: ‘Big gaps’ remain between U.S. and Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the media after closed-door nuclear talks on Iran taking place in Vienna

Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters Saturday afternoon that “big” and “serious gaps” remain between the United States and Iran as both nations rush to ink a deal aimed at containing Tehran’s nuclear work just over 48 hours before a self-imposed deadline for the talks expires.

In between sit-downs with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, Kerry consulted with major players in the Middle East, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a senior State Department official told the Free Beacon.

Hayden: U.S. Intelligence Likely Could Not Detect Iranian Bomb

Hassan Rouhani

Former top George W. Bush administration official Gen. Michael Hayden said on Thursday that unless Iran provides the West with extensive access to its suspected nuclear facilities—a concession the Islamic regime has strenuously refused—U.S. intelligence agencies will be unable to detect its development of a bomb.