RUSI JournalVolume 159Issue 1members only

Iran and the Geneva Agreement: A Footnote to History or a Turning Point?

The November 2013 Geneva Agreement is only the first step down what is likely to be a long and bumpy road

The November 2013 agreement between Iran, the EU and six of the world’s major powers is just the first of the diplomatic breakthroughs that will be needed to solve the longstanding nuclear dispute between the two sides. Indeed, the most challenging diplomacy – to move from an interim to a comprehensive and then to a ‘final’ deal – still lies ahead. Shashank Joshi analyses the terms of the Geneva Agreement before exploring the necessary conditions and likely stumbling blocks

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