Deal Reached Over Iran’s Nuclear Program

Deal Reached Iran Nuclear Program

A deal has been reached over Iran’s nuclear program by the country and six major powers. The deal was reached early Sunday and announced on Twitter by several diplomats, including Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who wrote:

The agreement was sealed at a 3 am signing ceremony in Geneva’s Palace of Nations. The Washington Post reports that the deal requires Iran to halt or scale back portions of its nuclear infrastructure for the first time in over a decade. France, Germany, Britain, China, Russia, the European Union, and the United States all participated in the talks, which began last week.

Despite a last-minute intervention from US Secretary of State John Kerry, it appeared the deal wouldn’t be closed in negotiations this weekend. While “98 percent” of the deal was done, Iran told reporters it wouldn’t accept any agreement that didn’t recognize its “uranium enrichment rights.”

As news broke of a deal being reached with Iran, users took to Twitter to express their thoughts:

While most of the tweets were optimistic, some cautiously so, others weren’t so thrilled:

Here’s a fact sheet about the deal regarding Iran’s nuclear program.

Melissa Stusinski
Melissa grew up in the Seattle area, but moved to Indiana to attend Anderson University in 2005 and was editor at the school's Literary Arts Magazine for two years. When she isn't focused on writing, Melissa enjoys working on cars, gaming, and exploring new places. [Contact:]


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