“Iran will not run any clock on this,” Kerry told NBC's Andrea Mitchell. “There is no negotiation for the sake of it, and there will not be a negotiation that turns into an eternal delay.
“The clock is ticking and the president has made that clear. The president's policy is that Iran will not get a nuclear weapon,” he said. “We are working closer with Israel and other allies than has ever taken place in terms of that military and intelligence cooperation.”
Kerry delivered his comments from Qatar, the last stop of his trip to Europe and the Middle East.
On Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again warned that Iran is not interested in compromise and is moving ahead on developing nuclear weapons. Iran insists its nuclear program is for peaceful energy purposes.
Read more on The Hill's Global Affairs blog.