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NPR Fact-Check’s Tim Kaine’s Assertion that Hillary Clinton Helped with the Iran Deal

From last night’s vice presidential debate, Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Tim Kaine, claimed, “She worked a tough negotiation with nations around the world to eliminate the Iranian nuclear weapons program without firing a shot.” NPR’s fact-check [1] said the following: 

The Iran nuclear deal was reached in July 2015. Hillary Clinton was not serving in the government. The deal slowed but does not eliminate Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Iran agreed to eliminate its stockpile of medium enriched uranium, to dramatically cut its stockpile of low enriched uranium, and to allow international inspectors to visit nuclear facilities — in exchange for relief from sanctions.