Just across on Fox. The deadline was originally July 5th; Iran said yesterday they wouldn’t respond before July 23. Supposedly, if they don’t freeze their enrichment activities by next Wednesday, sanctions will be imposed. Whether Russia or China is on board with this is unclear. Stand by for details.

Update: The AP:

The diplomats … said that Russia and China were closer than ever before to supporting the West in seeking to pressure Iran by the threat of U.N. Security Council action, including sanctions, if Tehran refused a six-power package of incentives meant to wean it off enrichment.

EU/Iran summit starts on Wednesday. Will the Europeans cave?

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