Durbin Statement On Iran Nuclear Talks

BERLIN—U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statement regarding today’s announcement on international negotiations to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran:

I'm encouraged to hear that negotiators have agreed to a framework—a major step toward achieving a final deal. Our shared goal in the United States is clear: to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran. The stakes couldn't be higher and I commend Secretary Kerry and our entire negotiating team for their commitment to finding a diplomatic solution that guarantees our security and that of our allies.