He said Iran has complied with all the provisions of a first-step agreement, which launched the talks. “They agreed to roll back their program,” Kerry said. “I think that’s cause for hope.”
Wednesday was Kerry’s second appearance before Congress in as many days. As he did on Tuesday in the Senate, Kerry told members of the House Foreign Relations Committee that it’s inappropriate to condemn what is in an agreement before anybody knows what it is – or even if there even will be a deal.
“We certainly don’t think it’s appropriate to condemn it before everybody knows what it, in fact, is – if there is an `is,’ ” Kerry said.