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Iranian Exiles Are Having Second Thoughts

– Xanyar Kamangar feared he was out of luck. Due to fly from London to Tehran last month to host foreign investors, he had lost his Iranian passport. A new one would take seven weeks.

The consul general agreed to see the 39-year-old, who had left a career with Deutsche Bank AG to co-found a Tehran-based investment firm, believing his native country would soon open for business after years of sanctions and isolation.