International sanctions on the Islamic Republic could be lifted after Iran and other world powers reached a tentative agreement.
The deal, which was negotiated with representatives from the United States, Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia, could see a decade of restrictions on Tehran’s nuclear programme exchanged for tens of billions of dollars in economic benefits.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif still have to accept the package discussed at this week’s talks.
The sanctions were brought in after world powers feared Iran was making nuclear weapons.
The country has always said its programme is meant only to generate power and for other peaceful purposes.
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