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Diplomats from around the world have extended their June 30 deadline to negotiate an agreement that will allow Iran to pursue nuclear power production.
Led by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, that group is seeking assurances that the Iranian theocracy will not use the program to create atomic weapons. If an agreement cannot be reached, the U.S. says it is prepared to bomb all known Iranian nuclear facilities. Meanwhile, Israel has refused to rule out a unilateral attack, as it believes a nuclear-armed Iran presents a significant threat to its security.
Diplomacy is in the best interest of all parties, say NIU professor of communication Mehdi Semati and academic advisor Mazen Nagi, both of whom have strong ties to the region.