The Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech, in Tehran, Iran February 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)
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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that nuclear talks with world powers would continue, but added there was no point in holding negotiations with the United States on other issues.Six major powers and Iran failed to meet a July 20 deadline to negotiate a comprehensive nuclear agreement.The interim nuclear deal has also come under attack by some Iranian hardliners who are unsettled by the shift to a more a moderate foreign policy since Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took office a year ago.Concerned by a raging Sunni Islamist insurgency in Iraq, U.S. and Iranian officials discussed the crisis on the sidelines of separate negotiations about the Iranian nuclear program in Vienna in June.
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