Iran's Nuclear Talks Follow Months Of Sanctions
by: Tom Gjelten, NPR, April 13, 2012 2:04:00 pm
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This weekend's nuclear negotiations with Iran should provide some indication of whether unprecedented economic pressure can induce a country to reconsider its policies. No country has ever been subject to such sanctions as severe as those currently imposed on Iran. Between the restrictions on Iranian oil imports and the banking and insurance sanctions, Iran has fewer available "work-arounds" than other countries facing sanctions.
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