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Iran Says No Nuclear Deal on Monday

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Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif talks to journalists as he stands on the balcony of Palais Coburg, the venue for nuclear talks, Austria, July 13, 2015. Iran and six world powers appeared close to a deal on Monday to give Tehran sanctions relief in exchange for limits on its nuclear program, but Iranian officials said talks could run past their latest midnight deadline and success was not guaranteed. Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that nuclear negotiations between Tehran and six world powers will not finish on Monday, Iranian media said on Monday.

Asked if there would be a deal tonight, Zarif said, "No," ISNA reported.

Separately, an Iranian diplomat told Iran's students news agency ISNA that a ministerial meeting, which Iranian media earlier reported would take place at 1500 ET, is unlikely to happen on Monday.

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