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Iran Currency Plummets As Sanctions Hurt Economyi
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October 05, 2012
The value of Iran’s currency is plummeting, losing more than a third of its value in just the past week and sparking protests in Tehran. The plunge appears to be caused in part by tough economic sanctions imposed because of Iran’s controversial nuclear program. VOA correspondent Meredith Buel has details from Washington.

Iran Currency Plummets As Sanctions Hurt Economy

Published October 04, 2012

The value of Iran’s currency is plummeting, losing more than a third of its value in just the past week and sparking protests in Tehran. The plunge appears to be caused in part by tough economic sanctions imposed because of Iran’s controversial nuclear program. VOA correspondent Meredith Buel has details from Washington.


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