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Iran agrees to outline for nuclear deal

But details need to be worked out before June deadline; diplomats say it could collapse at any time before then

HISTORIC MOMENT Mr Kerry (left) and Mr Mohammad Javad Zarif announced the plan after two years of negotiations.

Lausanne, Switzerland

IRAN and the US, along with five other world powers, announced on Thursday a surprisingly specific and comprehensive understanding on limiting Teheran's nuclear programme for the next 15 years, though they left several specific issues to a final agreement in June.