Iran Nuclear Accord Does Not (Yet) Mean Sunny Relations

Law360, New York (November 25, 2013, 8:29 PM EST) -- The “first step” agreement reached in Geneva on Nov. 24 between Iran and the “P5+1” (the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia and China) appears to be a historic breakthrough in the continuing diplomatic effort to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons capability.

In exchange for Iran’s agreement to scale back some enrichment activities and permit international oversight of its nuclear program, the P5+1 are providing what the United States characterizes as “limited, temporary, targeted and reversible relief” from sanctions.[1] During the six-month term of...
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