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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday (November 11) he hoped an agreement to end a dispute over Iran's nuclear program would be completed within months, although Washington was not engaged in a race to seal a deal. Iran and six world powers came close to a preliminary agreement at the weekend during talks in Geneva and decided to resume negotiations on November 20 in their attempt to defuse a decade-old standoff and allay fears of a drift towards a wider Middle East war. "Our hope is that in the next months we can find an agreement that meets everybody's standard," Kerry told a news conference during a visit to the United Arab Emirates. "This is not a race to complete just any agreement. No deal is better than a bad deal I have said many times as has President Obama."