Sunday, December 7, 2014

Iran: Trend Lines All Seem to Point in Wrong Direction – Report

“Oil prices are at a five-year low, inflation is on the rise, the currency is sinking and nuclear talks are dragging on with no end to sanctions in sight. Those are the grim indicators confronting Iranians as winter approaches.”

From a story by NPR international correspondent Peter Kenyon, that will be aired at 12:00 p.m. ET on Weekend Edition Sunday, Sunday 7 December. Kenyon was part of NPR’s team recognized with two Alfred DuPont-Columbia University awards for outstanding coverage of post-war Iraq.

To read the report, or to listen to the audio for the story, please click here.

Photo credit: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani facing a weakening economy, tough sanctions and nuclear talks that are dragging on (Mohammad Berno/AP/NPR)

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