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5 Iranian Women Praise Nuclear Deal

BY IN women eNews On 15-07-2015

“It is always a win-win situation when you resolve conflicts through diplomacy,” says Sussan Tahmasebi, a founder of a grassroots effort to broaden awareness of Iranian women’s rights. “We need to have stability in the Middle East and the region and I think this deal will help with that stability.”

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