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Iran’s Veteran Oil Minister Zanganeh to Retire After Vote

  • He drove efforts to revive energy sector after nuclear deal
  • Zanganeh’s career was defined by Iran’s rifts with the U.S.
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Iran’s veteran oil minister, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, will retire when President Hassan Rouhani’s term ends this year, closing a career that started with the birth of the Islamic Republic in 1979 and has often been defined by his country’s turbulent relationship with the U.S.