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'Historic' chance to resolve nuclear issue: Iran minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a ceremony in Tehran on September 1, 2013. Zarif said on Tuesday there is a "historic opportunity" to resolve Iran's decade-long nuclear showdown with world powers .

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a ceremony in Tehran on September 1, 2013. Zarif said on Tuesday there is a "historic opportunity" to resolve Iran's decade-long nuclear showdown with world powers .  (AFP/File)

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday there is a "historic opportunity" to resolve Iran's decade-long nuclear showdown with world powers .

"We have a historic opportunity to resolve the nuclear issue," if world powers adjust to the "new Iranian approach", Zarif, who is attending the UN General Assembly in New York, said in a tweet.

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