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PODCAST: Iran curbs nuclear program

David Brancaccio Jan 20, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Iran curbs nuclear program

David Brancaccio Jan 20, 2014
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The news from the Tehran and the United Nations today is that Iran has stopped its most sensitive uranium enrichment work. It’s part of a deal with world powers to ease worry about the country’s nuclear program. It also clears the way for a partial lifting of sanctions. 

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