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A Sick Economy Is Forcing Tehran’s Hand in Nuclear Deal Talks

  • Prices of key foods are soaring in the Islamic Republic
  • The government has made concessions amid rising public anger
The Basir Thursday Bazaar northwestern Tehran. 

The Basir Thursday Bazaar northwestern Tehran. 

Photographer: NurPhoto/NurPhoto

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Diplomats striving to restore the Iranian nuclear deal are getting a helping hand from the country’s deteriorating economy, as growing hardship piles pressure on top officials in Tehran.