Voice of America quotes Brent Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Matthew Kroenig on the extension of nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 powers:

But Atlantic Council nuclear analyst Matthew Kroenig said the extension could be an indication of deadlock.

“According to my sources, there has really been very little progress made,” he said.

Kroenig said all of the major issues identified a year ago were still major issues, including enrichment levels, sanctions relief and a decision on how long a final deal would remain in place.

“I think there is really no reason to believe that if we continue the same strategy that we will make any progress in the next seven months,” he said.

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