Kerry: Iran with a Nuke Is ‘Very Different than Iran Without a Nuke’

an’Iran that we want to stop the behavior of with a nuclear weapon is a very different Iran than an Iran without a nuclear weapon’

DICKERSON: “How should Americans think about Iran in the wake of this agreement? Iran America's enemy?”
KERRY: “Well, Iran has been, obviously. And we have been at odds. The same way that Ronald Reagan negotiated with the Soviet Union, and the same way that Richard Nixon negotiated what we then called Red China, we have now negotiated with somebody who took our embassy over, took hostages, killed Americans, many of the things you hear people say, supported terrorism. But what we need to recognize is that an Iran that we want to stop the behavior of with a nuclear weapon is a very different Iran than an Iran without a nuclear weapon. And we saw this opportunity. The president saw it, and committed us to try to find a way through diplomacy to end that program of nuclearization with a weapon, and that's exactly what we have done.”

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