Reformists and moderate conservatives have won a majority of seats in the Iranian parliament following the first elections since the nuclear deal.
The 290-seat parliament is important as it will dictate the success of Rouhani’s policies of economic reform and greater political and social freedoms.
Amid celebration of the milestone nuclear deal and the depature from Iran of three freed Americans, the Obama administration offered a reminder of the gulf that remains in the countries’ relations.
Clinton has found a balance and a voice that are more vital than ever in a contest against irresponsible politicians, whose demagogy points us again toward war.
Obama has promised to exercise his veto if Congress rejects the deal, which curbs Iran’s nuclear program while allowing an easing of economic sanctions.
The negotiators are seeking to reach the outline of a deal by Tuesday and to complete a detailed, comprehensive agreement by June 30.
By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau NEW YORK — President Barack Obama would be open to a repeat of last year’s historic conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at next week’s United Nations General Assembly session, a senior administration official said Thursday. Although no meeting is scheduled during the annual gathering, “the president of the United States […]
Tehran (AFP) – A landmark deal that curbs parts of Iran’s disputed nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief will take effect from January 20, Tehran and Western powers said Sunday. President Barack Obama welcomed the news, but warned there was still a rough road ahead to clinch a comprehensive deal. Western nations and Israel […]