U.S. and EU Take First Steps to Implement Nuclear Deal with Iran

28 October 2015
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Key takeaways

  • U.S. and EU adopt legal framework for suspension of nuclear-related sanctions against Iran.
  • Changes are contingent on confirmation of Iran’s compliance with its nuclear commitments.
  • Suspension is expected to take effect in early 2016.
  • U.S. primary embargo against Iran will remain in place.