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NEW YORK (AFP) – The United States is looking to see if Iran is prepared to engage seriously with the international community in the dragging talks on its suspect nuclear program, U.S. officials said Monday.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohmmad Javad Zarif will attend key nuclear talks Thursday in New York, which “will give our ministers a sense of their level of seriousness and whether they are coming with concrete new proposals and whether this charm offensive actually has substance to it,” a senior State Department official said.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.