19 Jul 2015

Historic nuclear deal between East and West

From Sunday Morning, 7:11 am on 19 July 2015

It is widely seen as an historic deal between East and West. In return for an end to sanctions, Iran will limit its nuclear activities. It took 20 months of negotiations, and now Iran has agreed a long-term nuclear deal with the US, UK, France, China and Russia plus Germany - to limit its sensitive nuclear activities in return for the lifting of crippling sanctions Dr Negar Partow is a Senior Lecturer in Security Studies, Centre for Defence and Security University at Massey University. Dr Partow was born in Tehran and lived there through the 1979 Islamic Revolution, and grew up there during the 1980 to 1988 Iran-Iraq War.