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Local reaction to the Iran nuclear deal

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(From L) European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarifat and a Russian official look on as British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne) on April 2, 2015, after Iran nuclear program talks finished with extended sessions. European powers and Iran on April 2 hailed a breakthrough in talks on reaching a deal to curtail Tehran's nuclear programme. AFP PHOTO / POOL / BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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(From L) European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarifat and a Russian official look on as British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne). (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Specifics of the deal, and local reaction.

A landmark nuclear agreement with Iran was reached today. The US and the six other nations involved in negotiations have agreed to lift sanctions if Iran makes steps to dismantle its nuclear program. 

Take Two spoke with Najmedin Meshkati, an Iranian American and professor of engineering and international relations at USC, about the details of the deal, and how local Iranian community is responding. 

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