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US Pressure is Pushing Iran Closer to Russia and China

| Mar. 22, 2018

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) promised economic recovery for Iran in the form of sanctions relief, and many expected it would boost the country's prosperity and general economic outlook. However, despite the initial optimism and some positive trends following the implementation of JCPOA, broad economic improvements have not materialized. The challenges are both internal and external, including a concerted effort by the Trump Administration to thwart business with Iran....

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Rouhi, Mahsa."US Pressure is Pushing Iran Closer to Russia and China." Atlantic Council, March 22, 2018.