Iran Sanctions Lifted, Ushering in a ‘New Chapter’ With the West
After sanctions on Iran were lifted Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani celebrated his nation’s having “opened a new chapter” in its international relations.
From BBC News:
The move came after the international nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, said Iran had complied with a deal designed to prevent it developing nuclear weapons.
Most Western governments hailed the move but Israel accused Tehran of still seeking to build a nuclear bomb.
Four dual US-Iran nationals were released from jail by Iran on Saturday.
They include Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who was arrested in 2014 and jailed in November for espionage.
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