International sanctions on Iran have been lifted after a watchdog confirmed it had complied with a deal designed to prevent it developing nuclear weapons.
BBC 17th Jan 2016 read more »
The US and European Union began lifting sanctions on Iran on Saturday as the United Nations officially confirmed that Tehran had curtailed its nuclear programme in line with last year’s agreement. The announcement from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) coincided with the release of five Americans from Iranian jails, including Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post correspondent. Prosecutors in the US simultaneously granted clemency to seven Iranians detained for allegedly breaking sanctions.
Telegraph 16th Jan 2016 read more »
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hails the nuclear deal with world powers as a “golden page” in the country’s history, and looked forward to a future less dependent on oil.
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