News Wire | August 8, 2022 Archive

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Iran, U.S. Close In on Nuclear Deal Text but Hurdles Remain

By Laurence Norman | The Wall Street Journal

Negotiations between Iran and the U.S. on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal are close to completion, the European Union’s senior negotiator at the talks said Sunday evening, but it remained unclear whether Tehran will accept the final deal.

China’s Military Extends Drills Near Taiwan After Pelosi Trip

By Lily Kuo | The Washington Post

After four days of military drills encircling Taiwan, the Eastern Theater Command of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) said in a post on the microblog Weibo that it was “continuing” exercises, with a focus on anti-submarine combat and sea assaults.

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