Iran

Historic accord

Print edition : August 21, 2015

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (centre), who is also the country's top nuclear negotiator, at the Mehrabad airport in Tehran on July 15, a day after Iran and the West signed the nuclear deal. Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP

A file photograph of Iran's heavy water nuclear facilities near the city of Arak, 250 kilometers south-west of Tehran. The facility will continue to function under the nuclear deal. Photo: Hamid Foroutan/AP

At a rally opposing the nuclear deal with Iran in Times Square in New York City on July 22. Photo: MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS

Iran signs a nuclear deal with the U.S. and other countries of the P5+1, hoping to leave behind 20 years of Western sanctions and at the same time asserting its national right to a nuclear programme.
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