November 8th, 2013
09:59 PM ET

U.S., Iran on verge of major nuclear deal

Western diplomats and Iran may be nearing a deal on the country’s nuclear program.

The agreement is so close, Secretary of State John Kerry cut short a trip to the Middle East to join the negotiations – an unprecedented move.

Hopes rise for Iran nuclear accord soon; Netanyahu warns against 'very bad deal'

The emerging deal would ease some sanctions against Iran and, in exchange, Iran would stop enriching uranium to a level required for nuclear power or a potential weapons program for a few months.

The United States' closest ally in the Middle East isn't on board though.

Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu says “Iran got the deal of the century” and calls this “a very bad deal.”

Congressman Eliot Engel, the senior Democratic member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, is OutFront with his take.

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