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File - In this Sept. 30, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington. The U.S. and Iran secretly engaged in high-level, face-to-face talks, at least three times over the past year, in a high stakes diplomatic gamble by the administration that paved the way for the historic deal aimed at slowing Iran's nuclear program. After the Sept. 27, phone call between Obama and Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, the U.S. began informing allies about the talks. Obama handled the most sensitive conversation himself, briefing Netanyahu during his Sept. 30 visit to the White House. Israel remains furious about the agreement. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)