Tuesday, July 14, 2015

 

THE FAKE - FALSE IRAN DECEPTION DEAL HAS BEEN MADE.ISRAEL HAS TO BUNKER BUSTER BOMB IRAN NOW-TO STOP IRAN.

JEWISH KING JESUS IS COMING AT THE RAPTURE FOR US IN THE CLOUDS-DON'T MISS IT FOR THE WORLD.THE BIBLE TAKEN LITERALLY- WHEN THE PLAIN SENSE MAKES GOOD SENSE-SEEK NO OTHER SENSE-LEST YOU END UP IN NONSENSE.GET SAVED NOW- CALL ON JESUS TODAY.THE ONLY SAVIOR OF THE WHOLE EARTH - NO OTHER. 1 COR 15:23-JESUS THE FIRST FRUITS-CHRISTIANS RAPTURED TO JESUS-FIRST FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT-23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming.ROMANS 8:23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.(THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE)

OTHER IRAN DEAL NEWS
http://israndjer.blogspot.ca/2015/07/israel-bacing-for-bad-iran-us-5-deal.html

JEREMEIAH 49:35-37 (IN IRAN AT THE BUSHEHR OR ARAK NUKE SITE SOME BELIEVE)
35  Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Behold, I will break the bow of Elam,(IRAN/BUSHEHR NUCLEAR SITE) the chief of their might.(MOST DANGEROUS NUKE SITE IN IRAN)
36  And upon Elam will I bring the four winds from the four quarters of heaven,(IRANIANS SCATTERED OR MASS IMIGARATION) and will scatter them toward all those winds; and there shall be no nation whither the outcasts of Elam shall not come.(WORLD IMMIGRATION)
37  For I will cause Elam (IRAN-BUSHEHR NUKE SITE) to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger,(ISRAELS NUKES POSSIBLY) saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:(IRAN AND ITS NUKE SITES DESTROYED)

ZECHARIAH 14:12-13
12 And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their eyes shall consume away in their holes,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB)(BECAUSE NUKES HAVE BEEN USED ON ISRAELS ENEMIES)(GOD PROTECTS ISRAEL AND ALWAYS WILL)
13 And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.(1/2-3 BILLION DIE IN WW3)(THIS IS AN ATOMIC BOMB EFFECT)

PSALMS 83:3-7
3 They (ARABS,MUSLIMS) have taken crafty counsel against thy people,(ISRAEL) and consulted against thy hidden ones.
4 They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance.
5 For they (MUSLIMS) have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee:(TREATIES)
6 The tabernacles of Edom,(JORDAN) and the Ishmaelites;(ARABS) of Moab, PALESTINIANS,JORDAN) and the Hagarenes;(EGYPT)
7 Gebal,(HEZZBALLOH,LEBANON) and Ammon,(JORDAN) and Amalek;(SYRIA,ARABS,SINAI) the Philistines (PALESTINIANS) with the inhabitants of Tyre;(LEBANON)

UPDATED JULY 14,2015-01:00PM
A DEAL HAS BEEN REACHED WITH IRANS NUKE SITES.OBAMA SAYS HE WILL VETO THE CONGRESS AND SENATE IF THEY REJECT THIS NUKE DEAL IN 2 MONTHS.THE 2 HEADS OF GOVERNMENT HAVE 2 MONTHS TO AGREE OR REJECT THE DEAL.THE ONLY TROUBLE IS.IN 2 MONTHS IRAN WILL HAVE ENOUGH STUFF MADE TO HAVE AN ATOMIC BOMB.ISRAEL HAS TO ATTACK IRANS NUKE SITES IN THE NEXT WEEK. I SAY.THE ISLAMIC SHIITE ISRAEL HATERS WILL BE GETTING BETWEEN 100 BILLION TO 500 BILLION DOLLARS FROM AMERICA AND THE OTHER 5 IN ORDER FOR IRAN TO STOP BUILDING THE BOMB FOR A FEW YEARS.THE EUROPEAN UNION WAS LEADING THIS 6+ IRAN DEAL.

NUKE DEAL TEXT
http://www.timesofisrael.com/full-text-of-iran-nuke-deal-shows-enrichment-curbs-easing-of-sanctions/

Full text of Netanyahu’s response to nuke deal: It will fuel Iran’s efforts to destroy Israel-WATCH: ‘Leading international powers have bet our collective future on a deal with the foremost sponsor of international terrorism,’ says Israeli prime minister By Times of Israel staff July 14, 2015, 6:56 pm 1
Full text of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s statement on the nuclear deal with Iran, July 14, 2015:The world is a much more dangerous place today than it was yesterday.The leading international powers have bet our collective future on a deal with the foremost sponsor of international terrorism. They’ve gambled that in ten years’ time, Iran’s terrorist regime will change while removing any incentive for it to do so. In fact, the deal gives Iran every incentive not to change.In the coming decade, the deal will reward Iran, the terrorist regime in Tehran, with hundreds of billions of dollars. This cash bonanza will fuel Iran’s terrorism worldwide, its aggression in the region and its efforts to destroy Israel, which are ongoing.Amazingly, this bad deal does not require Iran to cease its aggressive behavior in any way. And just last Friday, that aggression was on display for all to see.While the negotiators were closing the deal in Vienna, Iran’s supposedly moderate president chose to go to a rally in Tehran and at this rally, a frenzied mob burned American and Israeli flags and chanted ‘Death to America, Death to Israel!’Now, this didn’t happen four years ago. It happened four days ago.Iran’s Supreme Leader, the Ayatollah Khamenei, said on March 21 that the deal does not limit Iran’s aggression in any way. He said: ‘Negotiations with the United States are on the nuclear issue and on nothing else.’And three days ago he made that clear again. ‘The United States’, he said, ’embodies global arrogance, and the battle against it will continue unabated even after the nuclear agreement is concluded.’ Here’s what Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Iran’s terrorist proxy Hezbollah, said about sanctions relief, which is a key component of the deal. He said: ‘A rich and strong Iran will be able to stand by its allies and friends in the region more than at any time in the past.’Translation: Iran’s support for terrorism and subversion will actually increase after the deal.In addition to filling Iran’s terror war chest, this deal repeats the mistakes made with North Korea.There too we were assured that inspections and verifications would prevent a rogue regime from developing nuclear weapons.And we all know how that ended.The bottom line of this very bad deal is exactly what Iran’s President Rouhani said today: ‘The international community is removing the sanctions and Iran is keeping its nuclear program.’By not dismantling Iran’s nuclear program, in a decade this deal will give an unreformed, unrepentant and far richer terrorist regime the capacity to produce many nuclear bombs, in fact an entire nuclear arsenal with the means to deliver it.What a stunning historic mistake! Israel is not bound by this deal with Iran and Israel is not bound by this deal with Iran because Iran continues to seek our destruction.We will always defend ourselves.Thank you.

16 reasons nuke deal is an Iranian victory and a Western catastrophe-Has Iran agreed to ‘anywhere, anytime’ inspections, an end to R&D on faster centrifuges, and the dismantling of its key nuclear sites? No, no, and noBy David Horovitz July 14, 2015, 4:51 pm 48-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday unsurprisingly hailed the nuclear agreement struck with US-led world powers, and derided the “failed” efforts of the “warmongering Zionists.” His delight, Iran’s delight, is readily understandable.The agreement legitimizes Iran’s nuclear program, allows it to retain core nuclear facilities, permits it to continue research in areas that will dramatically speed its breakout to the bomb should it choose to flout the deal, but also enables it to wait out those restrictions and proceed to become a nuclear threshold state with full international legitimacy. Here’s how.1. Was the Iranian regime required, as a condition for this deal, to disclose the previous military dimensions of its nuclear program — to come clean on its violations — in order both to ensure effective inspections of all relevant facilities and to shatter the Iranian-dispelled myth that it has never breached its non-proliferation obligations? No. (This failure, arguably the original sin of the Western negotiating approach, is expertly detailed here by Emily B. Landau.) Rather than exposing Iran’s violations, the new deal solemnly asserts that the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty which Iran has failed to honor “remains the cornerstone” of ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. The deal provides for a mechanism “to address past and present issues of concern relating to its nuclear programme,” but Iran has managed to dodge such efforts for years, and the deal inspires little hope of change in that area, blithely anticipating “closing the issue” in the next few months.2. Has the Iranian regime been required to halt all uranium enrichment, including thousands of centrifuges spinning at its main Natanz enrichment facility? No. The deal specifically legitimizes enrichment under certain eroding limitations.3. Has the Iranian regime been required to shut down and dismantle its Arak heavy water reactor and plutonium production plant? No. It will convert, not dismantle the facility, under a highly complex process. Even if it honors this clause, its commitment to “no additional heavy water reactors or accumulation of heavy water in Iran” will expire after 15 years.4. Has the Iranian regime been required to shut down and dismantle the underground uranium enrichment facility it built secretly at Fordow? No. (Convert, not dismantle.) 5. Has the Iranian regime been required to halt its ongoing missile development? No. 6. Has the Iranian regime been required to halt research and development of the faster centrifuges that will enable it to break out to the bomb far more rapidly than is currently the case? No. The deal specifically legitimizes ongoing R&D under certain eroding limitations. It specifically provides, for instance, that Iran will commence testing of the fast “IR-8 on single centrifuge machines and its intermediate cascades” as soon as the deal goes into effect, and will “commence testing of up to 30 IR-6 and IR-8 centrifuges after eight and a half years.” 7. Has the Iranian regime been required to submit to “anywhere, anytime” inspections of any and all facilities suspected of engaging in rogue nuclear-related activity? No. Instead, the deal describes at considerable length a very protracted process of advance warning and “consultation” to resolve concerns. 8. Has the international community established procedures setting out how it will respond to different classes of Iranian violations, to ensure that the international community can act with sufficient speed and efficiency to thwart a breakout to the bomb? No. 9. Has the Iranian regime been required to halt its arming, financing and training of the Hezbollah terrorist army in south Lebanon? No. (This kind of non-nuclear issue was not discussed at the negotiations.)-10. Has the Iranian regime been required to surrender for trial the members of its leadership placed on an Interpol watch list for their alleged involvement in the bombing, by a Hezbollah suicide bomber, of the AMIA Jewish community center offices in Buenos Aires in 1994 that resulted in the deaths of 85 people? No. (This kind of non-nuclear issue was not discussed at the negotiations.)-11. Has the Iranian regime undertaken to close its 80 estimated “cultural centers” in South America from which it allegedly fosters terrorist networks? No. (This kind of non-nuclear issue was not discussed at the negotiations.) 12. Has the Iranian leadership agreed to stop inciting hatred among its people against Israel and the United States and to stop its relentless calls for the annihilation of Israel? No. (This kind of non-nuclear issue was not discussed at the negotiations.)-13. Has the Iranian regime agreed to halt executions, currently running at an average of some three a day, the highest rate for 20 years? No. (This kind of non-nuclear issue was not discussed at the negotiations.)-14. Does the nuclear deal shatter the painstakingly constructed sanctions regime that forced Iran to the negotiating table? Yes. 15. Will the deal usher in a new era of global commercial interaction with Iran, reviving the Iranian economy and releasing financial resources that Iran will use to bolster its military forces and terrorist networks? Yes.-16. Does the nuclear deal further cement Iran’s repressive and ideologically rapacious regime in power? Yes.No wonder Iran and its allies are celebrating. Nobody else should be.

JUST LIKE THE WORLD.BLAME BENJAMIN NETANYAHU AND ISRAEL.JUST LIKE USUAL-NOTHING NEW FROM THE ISRAEL HATERS.

Thanks, Netanyahu-As the Iran deal is finalized, some politicians fault the prime minister, rather than world powers, for the ‘dangerous’ accord-By Marissa Newman July 14, 2015, 2:56 pm-THE TIMES

With the Iran nuclear deal all but clinched by late Monday night, the Hebrew press ramps up the anticipation, knowing full well that late-morning readers may find the reports outdated (as it appears they are).“Western diplomats last night assessed that the announcement by the foreign ministers would be made overnight, followed by a press conference. At the moment this paper went to print, it was not clear if the sides indeed managed to reach a deal,” Haaretz reports.With an accord in sight, some Israeli politicians revert to name-calling and accusations, pointing a finger at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the culprit responsible for the “dangerous” deal.Kicking off the blame game, Yedioth Ahronoth features comments by Zionist Union leader Isaac Herzog, and Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid who criticize the deal as Netanyahu’s personal failing.“Although the coalition and opposition share the conclusion that this is a deal that is dangerous to Israel — in the opposition, an accusatory finger was pointed at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,” Yedioth reports.In Israel Hayom, columnist Haim Shine rushes to Netanyahu’s defense.“Isaac Herzog and Yair Lapid, in blaming Benjamin Netanyahu for the US signing a deal with Iran, proved unequivocally what the public has known even before the last election. The two are political wheeler-dealers stirring the pot for the sake of short-lived headlines,” he writes.“At this time, Netanyahu is gearing up for a huge fight for the state’s future and security. Anyone with a brain who is not chronically naive understands that a nuclear terror state endangers world peace in general and Israel in particular. The State of Israel and the prime minister must explain in the streets, in the homes, in the radio stations, on TV, and most importantly, in Congress the dangers of the deal. During this period, one would expect from the heads of the opposition that even if they aren’t willing to be on board, at least they would’t disturb and harm the security of the state. Those who blame Netanyahu for the deal are allowing Obama to avoid responsibility.”In Israel Hayom, the prime minister is quoted as saying Israel did not commit to “stopping or preventing a deal, certainly not one that the world powers are ready to sign at any price. We are committed to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power — and indeed, without our efforts in the past few years, Iran would have long been able to arm itself with atomic bombs. Our commitment was to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, and it remains in effect today more than ever.”Over in Yedioth Ahronoth, the tabloid spotlights several photos of a cheerful Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the balcony in Vienna, captioned “laughing all the way to a deal.” Both Yedioth and Israel Hayom also note the “symbolic” location of the hotel in Theodor Herzl plaza.Meanwhile, in Haaretz, Chemi Shalev predicts a “political Gog and Magog war” between Netanyahu and President Barack Obama, as the prime minister sets out to convince Congress to block the deal.“The fight would seemingly be tempered: Both sides have too much to lose. Netanyahu can’t allow himself to cut ties entirely with the US administration, which has 18 more months in power, and Obama has no interest in creating an irreversible rift between American Jewry and the Democratic party, especially during an election year. But as the cliche goes, everyone knows how a war starts but not how it ends, particularly for battles between two sides for whom failure is not an option,” he writes.In a thoroughly unfunny column in Haaretz, satirical writer B. Michael suggests Israel plant one of its nuclear bombs on Iranian soil, if only to prove Netanyahu right.“My heart goes out to Benjamin Netanyahu. With one cold, cruel stroke of the pen, the rulers of the world have taken away his most beloved toy – the apple of his eye and the joy of his heart, the rock of his existence and the source of his strength, and above all, the rock of his refuge and safe haven. Or in short, the Iranian bomb,” he writes.Should Israel give Iran the bomb, “everyone will once again be happy. The Iranians, because they have the bomb. The world, because it reached an agreement with the Iranians. And of course Benjamin Netanyahu, who will once again be able to cling to the Iranian bomb, to frighten everyone around him with it and to dream at night about commando operations that will return him to the days of his youth. And when he’s alone at home, he’ll once again be able to stick a cigar in the corner of his mouth, stand in front of the mirror and declaim aloud: “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, sweat and tears” (and for a change, this time, he’ll even be telling the truth).“And in fact, why deny it? Even I would be a bit calmer. The knowledge that at least one of those 200 bombs of ours had been put into slightly more judicious hands would give me a tiny smidgen of neurotic serenity.”

Iran deal reached, Obama hails step toward 'more hopeful world'-Reuters By Parisa Hafezi, Louis Charbonneau, John Irish and Arshad Mohammed-JULY 14,15-YAHOONEWS

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East.U.S. President Barack Obama hailed a step toward a "more hopeful world" and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said it proved that "constructive engagement works". But Israel pledged to do what it could to halt what it called an "historic surrender".The agreement will now be debated in the U.S. Congress, but Obama said he would veto any measure to block it."This deal offers an opportunity to move in a new direction," Obama said. "We should seize it."Under the deal, sanctions imposed by the United States, European Union and United Nations will be lifted in return for Iran agreeing long-term curbs on a nuclear program that the West has suspected was aimed at creating a nuclear bomb.Iran will mothball for at least a decade the majority of its centrifuges used to enrich uranium and sharply reduce its low-enriched uranium stockpile.The agreement is a political triumph for both Obama, who has long promised to reach out to historic enemies, and Rouhani, a pragmatist elected two years ago on a vow to reduce the isolation of his nation of almost 80 million people.Both face scepticism from powerful hardliners at home in nations that referred to each other as "the Great Satan" and a member of the "Axis of Evil"."Today is the end to acts of tyranny against our nation and the start of cooperation with the world," Rouhani said in a televised address. "This is a reciprocal deal. If they stick to it, we will. The Iranian nation has always observed its promises and treaties."Delighted Iranians took to the streets, honking car horns and flashing victory signs in celebration after the announcement a deal they hope will end years of sanctions and isolation.For Obama, the diplomacy with Iran, begun in secret more than two years ago, ranks alongside his normalization of ties with Cuba as landmarks in a legacy of reconciliation with foes that tormented his predecessors for decades."History shows that America must lead not just with our might but with our principles," he said in a televised address. "Today's announcement marks one more chapter in our pursuit of a safer, more helpful and more hopeful world."-REPUBLICAN OPPOSITION-Republicans lined up to denounce the deal. Presidential candidate Lindsey Graham, a senator from South Carolina, called it a terrible deal that would make matters worse. Former senator Rick Santorum, another candidate, said the administration had capitulated to Iran.The Republican-controlled Congress has 60 days to review the accord, but if it votes to reject it Obama can use his veto, which can be overridden only by two-thirds of lawmakers in both houses. That means dozens of Obama's fellow Democrats would have to rebel against one of their president's signature achievements to kill it, an unlikely prospect. Leading Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called the deal "an important step that puts the lid on Iran's nuclear programs".While the main negotiations were between the United States and Iran, the four other U.N. Security Council permanent members, Britain, China, France and Russia, are also parties to the deal, as is Germany.Enmity between Iran and the United States has loomed over the Middle East for decades.Iran is the predominant Shi'ite Muslim power, hostile both to Israel and to Washington's Sunni Muslim-ruled Arab friends, particularly Saudi Arabia. Allies of Riyadh and Tehran have fought decades of sectarian proxy wars in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen.But there are also strong reasons for Washington and Tehran to cooperate against common foes, above all Islamic State, the Sunni Muslim militant group that has seized swathes of Syria and Iraq. Washington has been bombing Islamic State from the air while Tehran aids Iraqi militias fighting it on the ground.British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told reporters that the deal was about more than just the nuclear issue:"The big prize here is that, as Iran comes out of the isolation of the last decades and is much more engaged with Western countries, Iranians hopefully begin to travel in larger numbers again, Western companies are able to invest and trade with Iran, there is an opportunity for an opening now."-"HISTORIC MISTAKE"-Still, Washington's friends in the region were furious, especially Israel, whose prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has cultivated a close relationship with Obama's Republican opponents in Congress."Iran will get a jackpot, a cash bonanza of hundreds of billions of dollars, which will enable it to continue to pursue its aggression and terror in the region and in the world," he said. "Iran is going to receive a sure path to nuclear weapons."His deputy foreign minister, Tzipi Hotovely, denounced an "historic surrender" and said Israel would "act with all means to try and stop the agreement being ratified", a clear threat to use its influence to try and block it in Congress.Some diplomats in Vienna said the strong Israeli response could actually help, by making it easier for Rouhani to sell the agreement back in Iran.While Saudi Arabia did not denounce the deal publicly as Israel did, its officials expressed doubt in private."We have learned as Iran's neighbors in the last 40 years that goodwill only led us to harvest sour grapes," a Saudi official who asked to remain anonymous told Reuters.Nor were hardliners silent in Iran: “Celebrating too early can send a bad signal to the enemy,” conservative lawmaker Alireza Zakani said in parliament, according to Fars News agency. Iran's National Security Council would review the accord, "and if they think it is against our national interests, we will not have a deal".It will probably be months before Iran receives the benefits from the lifting of sanctions because of the need to verify the deal's fulfillment. Once implementation is confirmed, Tehran will immediately gain access to around $100 billion in frozen assets, and can step up oil exports that have been slashed by almost two-thirds.The deal finally emerged after nearly three weeks of intense negotiation between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif - unthinkable for decades, since Iranian revolutionaries stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran in 1979 and held 52 Americans hostage for 444 days.Hatred of the United States is still a central tenet of Iran's ruling system, on display only last week at an annual protest day, with crowds chanted "Death to Israel!" and "Death to America!".But Iranians voted overwhelmingly for Rouhani in 2013 on a clear promise to revive their crippled economy by ending Iran's isolation. Hardline Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei did not block the negotiations.-"NEW CHAPTER OF HOPE"-"Today could have been the end of hope on this issue, but now we are starting a new chapter of hope," Zarif, who studied in the United States and developed a warm rapport with Kerry, told a news conference.Kerry said: "This is the good deal we have sought."European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said:"I think this is a sign of hope for the entire world."Obama first reached out to Iranians with an address in 2009, only weeks into his presidency, offering a "new beginning". But he followed this up with a sharp tightening of financial sanctions, which, combined with sanctions imposed by the EU, have imposed severe economic hardship on Iranians since 2012.Tehran has long denied seeking a nuclear weapon and has insisted on the right to nuclear technology for peaceful means. Obama never ruled out military force if negotiations failed, and said on Tuesday that future presidents would still have that option if Iran quit the agreement.France said the deal would ensure Iran's "breakout time" - the time it would need to build a bomb if it decided to break off the deal - would be one year for the next decade. This has been a main goal of Western negotiators, who wanted to ensure that if a deal collapsed there would be enough time to act.Obama said Iran had accepted a "snapback" mechanism, under which sanctions would be reinstated if it violated the deal. A U.N. weapons embargo is to remain in place for five years and a ban on buying missile technology will remain for eight years.Alongside the main deal, the United Nations nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, announced an agreement with Iran to resolve its own outstanding issues by the end of this year. The main deal depends on the IAEA being able to inspect Iranian nuclear sites and on Iran answering its questions about possible military aims of previous research.For Iran, the end of sanctions could bring a rapid economic boom by lifting restrictions that have shrunk its economy by about 20 percent, according to U.S. estimates. The prospect of a deal has already helped push down global oil prices because of the possibility that Iranian supply could return to the market.Oil prices tumbled more than a dollar on Tuesday after the deal was reached. [O/R]-(Additional reporting by Shadia Nasralla, Bozorgmehr Sharafedin Nouri and Jeff Mason; Writing by Peter Graff; Editing by Kevin Liffey and Giles Elgood)

EU expected to announce Iran deal-Mogherini and Zarif press conference to be followed by declassification of the 500-pge accord-By Andrew Rettman-july 14,15-euobserver

BRUSSELS, Today, 09:25-Iran and world powers have reached a nuclear deal with the potential to transform Middle East politics, sources report."All the hard work has paid off and we sealed a deal. God bless our people”, an Iranian diplomat, who asked not to be named, told the Reuters news agency in Vienna on Tuesday (14 July) morning.The Bloomberg news agency and other leading Western media corroborated the report.The news came amid a final meeting of the foreign ministers of Iran, France, Germany, Russia, the UK, and US, as well as the EU’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, at the Coburg Palace in the Austrian capital.Mogherini and Iranian minister Mohammad Zarif are expected to announce the accord at a press conference later on Tuesday.The negotiators are also expected to publish all or part of the complicated agreement, said to run to almost 500 pages, including technical annexes.The breakthrough comes after two weeks of negotiations, culminating in a 17-hour, all-night meeting on Monday, which recalls the EU’s arduous talks on the Greek bailout.Reuters on Monday said the accord includes visits by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a UN non-proliferation body, to Iranian military sites, including its Parchin facility.The Associated Press says that a special arbitration board, composed of officials from Iran and the five world powers, will oversee the IAEA inspections.The details flesh out an earlier agreement, in April, which imposed a 15-year freeze on Iran's uranium enrichment and a massive reduction of its stockpile of enriched material.The comprehensive deal is to be ratified by the UN Security Council, likely in July, and to lead to the lifting of sanctions, both economic and military, in early 2016.It must also be ratified by Congress, where the Republican party has vowed to oppose it, but where opposition can be vetoed by the White House.The talks, described by one EU diplomat as “the Mount Everest of international relations”, end a 13-year long standoff on Iran’s nuclear energy programme, which it says is for exclusively peaceful purposes.They also represent the closing of a chapter in history books which began with the Islamic Revolution in 1979, in which Iran overthrew an Anglo-US puppet government, creating a near-east Cold War.The deal is disliked by Israel, with its defence minister, Moshe Yaalon, earlier this week again threatening unilateral military strikes.It is disliked by Saudi Arabia, a Sunni Muslim power and Western ally, which fears it will help Iran, a Shia Muslim state, to create a Shia hegemony in the region.It has also been criticised on human rights grounds, due to Iran’s repressive regime.But Iranian diplomats note that Western values haven't stopped the US or EU from forging an alliance with Saudi Arabia, which doesn’t hold elections, which also executes people by the dozen, and which promotes radical Islamic movements in the region and inside Europe.The West and Iran have already become de facto military allies in the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.But strategic issues aside, the detente will reshape energy markets and trade relations.Oil prices began to fall on Monday amid expectations of higher Iranian exports in the wake of the deal.Iranian MPs have said they want to supply gas to Europe, via Turkey, in future, reducing the EU’s dependence on Russia.The opening up of trade relations with Iran, a technologically-advanced market of 77.5 million people, is also likely to prompt a scramble by Chinese, European, Russian, and US firms trying to establish a foothold.Meanwhile, the co-operation between the EU, the US, and Russia on Iran comes despite the Ukraine crisis.A senior EU diplomat told EUobserver that Russia never tried to use the Iran talks as leverage on Ukraine.“The Russians also don’t want a nuclear arms race in the Middle East or the establishment of an Islamic caliphate [Islamic State] in its southern neighbourhood, drawing in, or supporting, Islamic radicals from Russia’s northern Caucasus region”, the source said.



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