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Western Sanctions Bite Hard in Irani
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January 09, 2013 9:16 PM
Iran says it is prepared to return to talks with major world powers over its controversial nuclear program. But as Tehran continues its uranium enrichment program in defiance of Western fears it is developing a nuclear weapon, Western countries have tightened economic sanctions. Henry Ridgwell looks at the effectiveness of the sanctions and the impact on Iran’s economy.

Western Sanctions Bite Hard in Iran

Published January 09, 2013

Iran says it is prepared to return to talks with major world powers over its controversial nuclear program. But as Tehran continues its uranium enrichment program in defiance of Western fears it is developing a nuclear weapon, Western countries have tightened economic sanctions. Henry Ridgwell looks at the effectiveness of the sanctions and the impact on Iran’s economy.


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