April 22, 2013

Iranian Sanctions Are Working

Meir Javedanfar, The Guardian

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The Iranian government has looked more willing to compromise in nuclear negotiations since the threat of an oil embargo.

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TAGGED: Sanctions, Middle East, Ali Khamenei, Iran


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