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Iran Secret Talks

From left, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, chief U.S. nuclear negotiator Wendy Sherman and Vice President Joe Biden's top foreign policy adviser Jake Sullivan appear in file photos. The U.S. and Iran secretly engaged in high-level, face-to-face talks in a high stakes diplomatic gamble by the administration that paved the way for the historic deal aimed at slowing Iran's nuclear program. Burns, Sherman and Sullivan were part of the delegation that met with Iranian officials in Oman and elsewhere. (AP Photo/File)