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Macron to Meet with Trump in Last-Ditch Attempt to Keep U.S. in Iran Nuclear Deal

French President Frances Macron arrived in Washington, DC, on Monday for a state visit and what appears to be an attempt to keep America in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s pending decision to either keep or scrap it.

From left, Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Britain's Foreign Minister Philip Hammond carry wreath to offer at the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan Monday, April 11, 2016. (Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

Hiroshima and the Nuclear ‘Apology’

Secretary of State John Kerry described his visit to Hiroshima on Monday as “gut-wrenching.” After laying a wreath at the Atomic Bomb Museum, he called it “a stark, harsh, compelling reminder not only of our obligation to end the threat of nuclear weapons, but to re-dedicate all our effort to avoid war itself.”

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

John Kerry ‘Hopeful’ Iran Nuclear Deal Close

VIENNA, Austria – After more than two weeks of marathon negotiations, Iran and six world powers appeared close to a historic nuclear deal that would bring sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on Tehran’s atomic programme, diplomats said today. But U.S.