Iran and six world powers have come to an agreement that will grant the country relaxation of the financial sanctions that have been crippling its economy. In exchange, Iran has agreed to allow daily inspections of its nuclear program by international experts and to limit its uranium enrichment.
While Iran claims that its nuclear program is strictly for peaceful purposes, many Western countries fear that the program could allow the country to build a nuclear bomb. This agreement will ensure that Iran doesn’t build its own nuclear bomb while also relaxing sanctions on Iran and giving the country access to valuable supplies.
Here’s what the Washington Post had to say about the agreement:
Iran’s official IRNA news agency quoted Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi as saying the deal, which sets the terms of a landmark agreement reached in November, would take effect from Jan. 20. The agency said Iran will grant the United Nations’ watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency access to its nuclear facilities and its centrifuge production lines to confirm it is complying with terms of the deal.
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