Senator Jack Reed is extending cautious response to a potential nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers. Reed is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee.
In a statement, Reed says serious challenges remain on the road to a contract preventing Iran from building a nuclear weapon. Reed is supportive of a deal, saying it’s in the best interest of national security.
He encourages negotiators to continue their diplomatic work, imploring them to be as transparent possible.
However Reed warns Congress not to take action that could thwart the deal.
Some Republican lawmakers have been skeptical of an agreement. Earlier this year GOP leaders invited vocal critic Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington.
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