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ON THE LINE: Iran & the West: Changing Relations?i
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December 06, 2013 3:00 AM
The terms of the interim agreement between Iran and world powers are expected to come into force in a couple of weeks. For the next six months, Iran is required to freeze its nuclear development program and allow international inspectors into its nuclear sites, in return for some relief from economic sanctions. The interim deal gives the two sides time to hammer out a final agreement. What is on the table, and what are the chances of a final deal on Iran's nuclear program?

ON THE LINE: Iran & the West: Changing Relations?

Published December 05, 2013

The terms of the interim agreement between Iran and world powers are expected to come into force in a couple of weeks. For the next six months, Iran is required to freeze its nuclear development program and allow international inspectors into its nuclear sites, in return for some relief from economic sanctions. The interim deal gives the two sides time to hammer out a final agreement. What is on the table, and what are the chances of a final deal on Iran's nuclear program?

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