South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Al Monitor on how European partners in the Iran talks feel the letter signed by forty-seven GOP senators this week has made the negotiations with Iran more difficult:

As nuclear negotiations with Iran approach another deadline, the United States’ main European partners are expressing concern that recent actions by members of Congress have undermined Western credibility in the talks and given Iran more leverage.

Responding to a question from Al-Monitor during a visit to Washington on March 12, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said the letter signed by 47 Republican senators warning Iran that a deal would not outlive the Obama administration unless approved by Congress has made an already difficult process “a little more difficult now.”

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