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Obama may be plotting Iran pact

Will there be an October surprise? Iran could announce a temporary halt to uranium enrichment before next month's election in a move to save Barack Obama's presidency.

An Obama administration delegation urged Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to announce a halt to enrichment, even if temporary, before the Nov. 6 election, promising removal of some sanctions.

The U.S. representatives promised the Obama administration quickly would remove some sanctions on the Iranian central bank and oil industry, with further collaboration after the election.

The Obama message indicated President Obama did not really want to impose sanctions on Iran's central bank, but I had no options but to approve it since a Congress majority had approved the decision.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has stated in Kazakhstan that the sanctions can be lifted immediately if the regime meets its nuclear obligations.

Let's hope this does not come through and if it does, this should be considered an impeachable offense.

Al Eisner, Silver Spring

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