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Iran Nuclear Deal Done (-20% Uranium Production For $6-7bn Lifted Sanctions)

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UPDATE: Details of the deal are emerging including $4.2bn in FX

Despite earlier denials from Iran's Deputy FinMin, EU, Iran, and US officials have confirmed:

  • *IRAN NUCLEAR ACCORD WITH WORLD POWERS ENDS 10-YEAR DEADLOCK
  • *IRAN WILL HALT 20% ENRICHMENT FOR 6 MONTHS, FARS REPORTS
  • *IRAN AGREEMENT DOESN'T FORMALLY RECOGNIZE RIGHT TO ENRICH
  • *IRAN AGREEMENT WILL STILL ALLOW IRAN TO ENRICH URANIUM
  • *IRAN INTERIM AGREEMENT FREEZES ADDITIONAL SANCTIONS
  • *IRAN DEAL LIFTS TRANSPORT AND INSURANCE SANCTIONS ON OIL

There are no details yet - but an interim agreement has been reached to 'roll back' some of Iran's nuclear program in exchange for a lifting of some sanctions. Close U.S. ally Israel opposes the deal as too generous to an enemy it sees as a mortal threat. Israel is not a party to the talks. President Obama will address the nation at 1015ET to take a victory lap (perhaps this foreign victory will lift his domestic approval rating off record lows)...

 

 

 

The Iranian President seems pleased...

 

 

But not so much The Israelis:

 

 

 

Some details on the deal...

From AlJazeera:

 

 

 

and WaPo,

Close U.S. ally Israel opposes the deal as too generous to an enemy it sees as a mortal threat. Israel is not a party to the talks.

 

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The proposed deal offered to Iran would reportedly allow limited uranium enrichment, although under tight restrictions and heavy international monitoring. But Western officials have balked at recognizing a legal "right" to uranium enrichment, hoping instead to craft language in the final agreement that acknowledges the right of all countries to pursue nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. Zarif appeared to endorse that approach publicly last week.

 

The sides also continued to haggle over details of the limited sanctions relief to be offered to Iran in return for scaling back its nuclear program, diplomats said. The relief would reportedly include freeing up a small portion of Iran's overseas currency accounts and easing other trade restrictions.

 

The most painful sanction, affecting Iran's oil and banking sectors, would remain until the end of the deal's first phase, depending on Iran's willingness to accept permanent curbs on its nuclear program, Western officials said.

The President deep in negotiation:

 

 

 

Via Al Jazeera,

Iran and six world powers have reached an agreement on curbing Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief, several delegations in the talks said on Sunday.

 

"We have reached an agreement," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on his Twitter feed.

 

Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull speaking from Geneva said "marathon talks have come to an end, the French foreign minister gave a thumbs up as he departed the Intercontinental hotel.

 

"Foreign ministers of the P5+1 negotiation with Iran will be going to Geneva's UN headquarters where they will announce details of the deal," he said. "There are no details yet, but a interim agreement has been struck to roll back some of Iran's nuclear programme."

 

"It is extrordinarily significant," he added.

 

The Israelis initial response (via the Jewish Global Advocay website):

A diplomatic solution is unquestionably the preferred approach to resolving the Iranian nuclear issue. But for years Iran has maintained an indisputable posture of deceit and defiance towards the United Nations, the International Atomic Energy Agency, and nations around the world, including, centrally, the P5+1.

 

Given this history, and the concomitant lack of trust, the P5+1 will need to be ever vigilant in determining whether Iranian leaders are, in fact, sincere and will fulfill their part of the deal, or will rather play for time while trying to advance their nuclear program.

 

Serious questions for us to consider in evaluating the merits of this agreement with Iran include:

 

-- How do America’s closest allies in the Middle East view the deal, since, after all, they are the nations most immediately threatened by the prospect of Iran's belligerence, nuclear weapons capability and delivery systems?

 

-- Does the agreement preserve, explicitly or implicitly, an Iranian “right” to enrich uranium? And, specifically, what are the implications for permitting Iran to continue to enrich uranium to 3.5% during the six-month interim deal?

 

-- Are there precise, satisfactory monitoring arrangements for halting all construction, inside and outside, at the plutonium facility in Arak?

 

-- Is Iran permitted to continue building centrifuges, for potential installation later -- say, at the end of the six-month interim deal -- to enhance still further its enrichment capability?

 

-- Is Iran required to provide full access to all of its enrichment facilities, centrifuges and nuclear material holdings, including yellow cake?

 

-- Does Iran have to declare and allow inspections of all work related to nuclear-weapons development, as the IAEA has identified, including triggers, computer simulations of nuclear explosions, ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads?

 

-- Have the six world powers received any concrete commitment on Tehran’s involvement in the brutal war in Syria, support for Hezbollah, and efforts to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles?

 

Ultimately, the true test of this agreement will be the ability of the world powers and UN agencies to verify Iranian compliance, including openness to, and full cooperation with, regular, intrusive inspections of all of its nuclear facilities.

 

Meanwhile, we believe that existing sanctions should remain in place and new sanctions, whose trigger date would not necessarily be immediate, should be pursued to underscore the seriousness of America’s determination -- and the consequences of an Iranian failure to act in good faith.

 

Tangible deeds, not poetic words, will ultimately determine whether Iran has embarked on a new path of cooperation and compliance, or is pursuing the same aggressive and destabilizing policies, which pose such a threat to regional and global security, simply wrapped in new packaging.

 

 

 

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Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:34 | 4184551 Squishi
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WW3 here we go...

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:38 | 4184558 TBT or not TBT
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This is WW IV, but yeah.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:45 | 4184571 ZH Snob
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the iranians can't seriously think they will ever see a penny of that supposedly frozen account money.  if so, they don't know our bankers like we do.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:45 | 4184578 LetThemEatRand
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Perhaps, but I think you just hit the nail on the head re why a certain country is against the deal.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:56 | 4184607 boogerbently
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Wait a couple of days and the LIES involved with this deal will surface also.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:13 | 4184638 Wahooo
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Yep. By mid-week, all the nasty stuff will come out and foreign policy experts will be gagging on their turkey. DoD will no doubt love this thing.

At first glance it reads like the deal we cut with North Korea but with inspections.  One thing though, I would have thought Iran would hold out for the US to clean up Stuxnet from its computers.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:39 | 4184656 LetThemEatRand
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And I'm still worried about North Korea invading us.  They have axis evil body spray.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 00:41 | 4184815 flacon
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Will the stock market be UP tomorrow? Does a bear shit in the woods?

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 18:17 | 4186294 aVileRat
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Will be a fun day in a few hours.

Oil is already down quite a bit, we will see when Tokyo opens how far down it is by Chinese bids. Equities in EU likely will rally because of the sudden influx of new swaps from a fresh currency to debase. As mentioned last week ECB inflation projections were heavily dependant on oil inflation. What's 4MM bbl's of Fateh light going to do to the brent pits this month. Expect those GDP estimates to fall in line with the bottom end of the IMF by January and/or the fizzled Black Friday numbers. But the MOMO's will get their "christmas rally" on crude's weakness, so all is well in the OECD.

I wonder who started  the pressure to get this deal done. Funny how just a few months ago we were seeing smoke signals from the Telgraph and WSJ related to potential defaults in NOC entities of Iran such as their National Natural Gas Company, and the potential firesale of assets co-operated in the UK North Sea. Assets that provide heavy cash flows to the UK Gov. Things that make you go hmmm...

Executive summary is that nuclear rogues can usurp all negotiations with allies in the new normal. Canada's free trade deal & China energy export strategy is toast. 15 years of kow-towing to USA imperialism just got 1 up'ed by Iran gaining preferred oil & gas export status under this new Accord. Saudi Arabia & Israel both were hoping that continued pressure would enable them to shift spending from arms purchases into domestic infrastructure going into 2020 ? Now ? Expect those arms orders to be doubled assuming this goes the way of the Food for Oil program. I'm curious to see if this gives sufficent breathing room to the Obama administration on the expected December jobs report and what sort of blowback will happen on joint-pork projects Obama burdened on their old-normal allies. F-35 as a share of Israeli GDP comes to mind.

Expect Iran to take these hard dollars and reinvest into their ECCW capabilities as fast as the petrodollars come through the Russian banking conduit. 0At the end of the day this smells like a scandal in the making: A few vested interests were on the verge of default and got their assets removed from the embargo ring-fence to prevent a UK soverign bankruptcy filing. When you get high up enough, I guess rackateering is just classified as Accords and political engagement. Good to know.

How Canada and Mexico respond to their Free Trade deals with the EU/Chinese investments being co-opted to Iran for preferential status on oil & gas imports will be telling this week. The radio silience out of India, Iran's largest export partner and dollar recycling conduit is also going to be interesting.

Pity we lack WaPO editors competent enough to tackle these issues. No hard questions asked for the administration or Sukov officials please.

 

 

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:47 | 4184586 sixsigma cygnus...
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Wow, appeasement DOES work! 

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:50 | 4184593 LetThemEatRand
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Right, because Iran is invading who again?

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:53 | 4184600 sixsigma cygnus...
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Certainly not Poland or the Czech Repuplic.  They just want to be our friends again.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:56 | 4184606 LetThemEatRand
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Fuck.  Iran is invading Poland?!  Then yes, we must stop them!

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:57 | 4184609 resurger
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hahaha

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:57 | 4184610 sixsigma cygnus...
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C'mon people, do I really need to put a /sarc tag on that one?

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:13 | 4184641 Wahooo
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NWO rules suggest you do.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:14 | 4184642 max2205
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Que Rock the Casba

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:57 | 4184731 Dr. Engali
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Sarc tags are for the retarded. If they don't get it fuck them.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:44 | 4184577 e_goldstein
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WW3, Barry's crowning achievement.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 10:50 | 4185318 Bad Attitude
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Dear Leader (actually his puppet masters) isn't satisfied with just destroying the US.

Forward (over the cliff)!

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:09 | 4184630 thewhigs
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"Generals gathered in their masses
Just like witches at black masses
Evil minds that plot destruction
Sorcerers of death's construction
In the fields the bodies burning
As the war machine keeps turning
Death and hatred to mankind
Poisoning their brainwashed minds... Oh Lord yeah!"

Black Sabbath: "War Pigs"

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:15 | 4184644 max2205
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But we don't negotiate with terrorist..... Oh wait....

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 00:01 | 4184738 BadDog
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This will not stand! A new moon is a week away and the darkness beckons.  War is coming. LSU beat Texas A&M.  I'm going to bed.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:35 | 4184552 JustObserving
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Oil will be down and markets will rally.  Gold will be down as usual.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:31 | 4184677 disabledvet
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yes and yes. and yes to the third as well. and "Putin wins" while its all high fives in the land of Assad and Friends. I do agree this doesn't have the feel of 1977 however...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eONfl0UbrhI truly one of the most historic moments in the post World War II era. That would be followed up by this interesting group as well: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refusenik in case anyone was wondering out there "if Jewish History even exists?" And the answer is "indeed it does." That "exodus" could be construed as bringing about the collapse of the Soviet Union. Is this an American "exodus" as well? stay tuned...

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:36 | 4184553 Yen Cross
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    I feel so much safer.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:44 | 4184576 Long-John-Silver
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I just got a "Heat Flash" on hearing this news.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 00:08 | 4184758 Colonel Klink
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The blast wave is next!

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:38 | 4184559 Ralph Spoilsport
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Uh oh, the frogs like the deal.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:40 | 4184562 y3maxx
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...POTUS is 0 for 36 for getting things done right with the Planet, what makes anyone think this deal will make it 1 or 37?

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:47 | 4184589 resurger
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The warmongers in the AIPAC will make sure that the POTUS refuses such silly agreement.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:57 | 4184611 dick cheneys ghost
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John Bolton is not a happy Zionist right now.........but fuck him and the neo-zio-cons.......

lets see how freddie squares this one........

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:17 | 4184648 TeamDepends
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Don't watch the TV, 'cause they go straight for your 'nads pretending they be givin' you the truth.  As if!

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:26 | 4184666 resurger
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The MSM Shills are so angry atm.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:34 | 4184680 Millivanilli
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The yids are chocking on their matzo balls.  

 

Saudi and Israel go it alone.   

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 06:19 | 4185090 johny2
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Whoever thinks the deal was done without approval is missing out the details. The population is getting harder to support the wars, either thanks to internet or to the fact that recent  false flags are planned without any imagination. So the negotiation and slowing down of Iran is a good deal, whatever they publicly say.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:57 | 4184612 john39
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Israel might have a shred of credibility if it actually ratified or abided by the nuclear nonproliferation treaty. But then again, it would have to play by the same rules that it demands other countries follow. Unpossible.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:04 | 4184621 resurger
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ofc! How many nukes they got like 200!!

I dont know if the Al-Saud family is happy with this current development, they have found a new ally with Israel that a strike against Iran is imminent in the near future. This however is the second blowback to Bander and his cohorts imo. First was Syria, now this! They must be mad by now.

of course not to mention the "Evil Speculators" and "Death Merchants", their business is going down, which means that Ben and Yellen must QE 200bn/month at least to offset the loses.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:14 | 4184640 john39
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The Saudis and the Israelis have always been allied secretly, recent events just forced the unholy alliance out into the sunlight. The house of Saud is secretly Jewish, a fact that is now becoming very obvious, and no doubt will not be much appreciated by the Saudi people.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:40 | 4184564 WallowaMountainMan
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as forcast.....

 

 

:)

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:42 | 4184566 WallowaMountainMan
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just faster.

 

:)

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:41 | 4184565 ShrNfr
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The result of this farce will make ObamaNationCare look like a total sucess.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:42 | 4184568 Long-John-Silver
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If you like your Nuclear Free Iran, you can keep your Nuclear Free Iran.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:44 | 4184570 resurger
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"Close U.S. ally Israel opposes the deal as too generous to an enemy it sees as a mortal threat. Israel is not a party to the talks"

No bodygives a fuck about a terrorist zionist state.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:44 | 4184572 fonzannoon
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qz4aJqT9V-Y

listen from 45 seconds to 1 min and one second in. Everything you will ever need to know.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:41 | 4184698 Dr. Engali
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I've always had a great appreciation for that movie. And I've always believed that they will tell you what they are going to do to you before they do it. In my eyes Rollover fits that bill.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:44 | 4184573 Truther
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I can see a comment from bibi natanyahooo: " I order the united states of israhell to bomb Iran now... Now I tell you".

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:44 | 4184574 dick cheneys ghost
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what did BiBi say??????

 

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:45 | 4184575 Oldballplayer
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Peace in our time, bitchez.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:01 | 4184594 essence
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regarding Israel

what I'd really like to see is a public statement, each year, coinciding with the dispensation of U.S. foreign aid, from the PM of Israel,
something to the effect of:

Thank you american taxpayers. We are grateful for your charity. Hopefully next year we can get our shit together such that we won't have to beg from you yet again

Let there be NO ambiguity here. Since I was a babe, money has UNWILLINGLY been transferred from me to Israel. EACH YEAR. Courtesy of bribed politicians.

ENOUGH.

 

 

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 12:43 | 4185606 Calmyourself
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http://www.listosaur.com/politics/top-10-recipients-of-united-states-for...

 

Its not like they are alone, but virtually all military aid to make them top dog in the area.  I would like them all cut off personally.  Tired of realpolitik would try some quasi-isolationism for a while..

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:51 | 4184595 dick cheneys ghost
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so are the Iranians going to sell their oil in dollars now............?

 

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:16 | 4184647 Wahooo
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No, because this deal is tainted by obama and nothing he touches works out well. Likely they'll sell it all to China in Yuan.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 01:03 | 4184845 CitizenPete
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Bearish for the yellow metal?  

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 07:22 | 4185130 e-recep
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I think this is the main motive behind this move. OTOH, the US cannot afford to attack and invade Iran, she has no money.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 09:05 | 4185186 Rick64
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Not the main motive, but a strong one.

6] ThePresident of Iran has stressed that it is important for the Central Bank of Iran not to fall under private control, since it would not benefit the Iranian people

The United States imposed additional financial sanctions against Iran, effective 1 July 2013. An administration official explained that according to the new Executive Order “significant transactions in the rial will expose anyone to sanctions,” and predicted “it should cause banks and exchanges to dump their rial holdings.

 This would cause a flood of excess of currency thus a devaluation of their currency resulting in high inflation. 

The United States responded and President Carter issued Executive Order 12170 in November 1979 freezing about $12 billion in Iranian assets, including bank deposits, gold and other properties. Some assets — Iranian officials say $10 billion, U.S. officials say much less — still remain frozen pending resolution of legal claims arising from the revolution.   

Still Frozen after 3 decades???

As of early 2008, the targeted banks, such as Bank Mellat, had been able to replace banking relationships with a few large sanction-compliant banks with relationships with a larger number of smaller non-compliant banks.[14] The total assets frozen in Britain under the EU (European Union) and UN sanctions against Iran are approximately 976,110,000 pounds ($1.64 billion).[15] In 2008, the US Treasury ordered Citigroup Inc. to freeze over $2 billion held for Iran in Citigroup accounts

] As at 2013, only $30 billion to $50 billion of its foreign exchange reserves (i.e. roughly 50% of total) is accessible because of the international sanctions.

Under pressure from the US, 12 Chinese banks have reduced ties with Iranian banks since early September 2007, but five of them resumed commercial ties in mid-January 2008. In mid-February 2008

Manipulation and double standards, How dare Iran use noclear weapons as a deterrant after 3 decades of fair treatment.. Just because it has worked for the U.S., Russia, France, Pakistan, India, and the list goes on. Overr 3 decades of sanctions. Why? 

The nuclear program of Iran was launched in the 1950s with the help of the United States as part of the Atoms for Peace program.[1] The participation of the United States and Western European governments in Iran's nuclear program continued until the 1979 Iranian Revolutionthat toppled the Shah of Iran.

 They lost their puppet and their control since 1979.


Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:52 | 4184597 Truther
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The calm before the storm. Watch out for the Saudis and their puppets. It will rain fire soon all over the place. They will not tolerate a nuclear Iran nor giving them the upper hand. A False flag is in the making folks.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 00:29 | 4184793 tony wilson
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jewish bandar bush of the saud the bender the child lovin elton john of politics a killer queen.

and his run to fat zionist brother netanyahoo will fuck the world all over for lord rothschild.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:55 | 4184604 Yen Cross
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 Ok: Basically, the United States is saying Isreal has free {rien) to go ballistic on Iran?

 

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:57 | 4184608 RSDallas
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So why wouldn't the Iranians make a deal when they already arranged to get weapon grade uranium from North Korea.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:59 | 4184614 nah
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this is the age of the middle east give them a break in 300 years

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africa will have its great age of dynamic power that will last a milenia

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:00 | 4184616 surf0766
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I see sub 35 on the approval rating in the next few days.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:01 | 4184617 Arkadaba
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Let the games begin ...

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:05 | 4184623 surf0766
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It is a 6 month freeze for 4.2 billion and lifting of the sanctions. Another great succes for those who wish to see the U.S. continue to lose credibility.  At some point the debt ceiling deals and these new 6 month Iran deals will end on the same day.

 

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 00:46 | 4184819 TheFourthStooge-ing
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.

Another great succes for those who wish to see the U.S. continue to lose credibility.

For quite awhile now the US has been incredible. Literally.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:06 | 4184626 nathan1234
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I just do not trust the combination of the US,Israel & Saudi Arabia.

IMHO they are acting out a game.

They are playing the game to pull wool over the eyes of the world.

Expect the unexpected in my opinion

 

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:09 | 4184629 dobermangang
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They can't be trusted!  Not Iran.  I'm talking about Obama and Kerry.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:10 | 4184634 starman
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Something's fishy!! or should I say oily!

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 11:21 | 4185375 TBT or not TBT
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Gassy. That was a double secret reasoning on Syria not so many weeks back. Remember that? The red line etc? I am sure the regime in Iran got the message. There will be no enforcement of the constraining parts of any deal, but the upside will be made good.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:13 | 4184639 Yen Cross
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 Zero Hedge needs an "invite only" annual meeting.  ZERO BANKSTERS/POSERS allowed!

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:46 | 4184710 Platinum
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Somewhere to Hyde while Jekylling around with each other.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:26 | 4184667 extona
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If you like your bomb, you can keep your bomb.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:27 | 4184669 Joebloinvestor
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This sounds vaguely familiar, like when the CBO kept redoing the #'s on Obamacare to get it passed.

This time the "fallout" from the deal will be real.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:28 | 4184672 Dr. Engali
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Good Lord listen to these stupid fucks on Teevee.... "Has Iran really changed it's ways?" The last time I checked you ignorant fucks Iran hasn't invaded any countries, however I know a "superpower" who can't resist a good skirmish.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:34 | 4184685 Yen Cross
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 This has an BAD ending Doc.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 00:34 | 4184678 ToNYC
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bibi is so fcuked; peace shoved up his but,but hole, as unsettling as that may be.

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:38 | 4184693 vincent
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  • *IRAN NUCLEAR ACCORD WITH WORLD POWERS ENDS 10-YEAR DEADLOCK
  • *IRAN WILL HALT 20% ENRICHMENT FOR 6 MONTHS, FARS REPORTS
  • *IRAN AGREEMENT DOESN'T FORMALLY RECOGNIZE RIGHT TO ENRICH
  • *IRAN AGREEMENT WILL STILL ALLOW IRAN TO ENRICH URANIUM
  • *IRAN INTERIM AGREEMENT FREEZES ADDITIONAL SANCTIONS
  • *IRAN DEAL LIFTS TRANSPORT AND INSURANCE SANCTIONS ON OIL

      *  IRAN AGREES NOT TO SELL OIL FOR FOOD, GOLD OR BITCOIN.

          Winning Bitchez!

Sat, 11/23/2013 - 23:46 | 4184708 y3maxx
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...So Obama continues to support Nuclear Energy?

I don't buy that one bit.

...Most likely, Potus would rather continue killing off our Planet to cover up the soon to be announced Obamacare as a complete disaster.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 02:11 | 4184928 TBT or not TBT
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He is against American nuclear weapons. Has been for decades. Third world dictator nukes he smiles upon.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 00:33 | 4184799 Z_End
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Hopping mad Zionists...

Is the "Israeli Mistake" about to commence?

They attack at Daybreak...

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 00:32 | 4184800 tony wilson
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i here iran was gonna release the plasma and hydrogen fuel cell technologies release the real tesla technolgies.

as we know with energy that you cannot meter or charge for the inventor has to take the payoff or die.

 

whatever happened here sumtin is mighty fishy

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 01:00 | 4184839 CitizenPete
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Zoinist sand bitches are piiiiiised.... 

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 01:02 | 4184842 dunce
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Foolish, stupid, idiotic, moronic, doomed to failure, and typical of obama. The only thing to be gained is a slight delay and that only if they actually comply. In fact, they are more likely to use the new revenue to speed the program.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 10:48 | 4185314 TheFourthStooge-ing
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From what I've read, both US and Israeli intelligence concede that there is no Iranian nuclear weapon program. Additionally, as far as the terms of this agreement, Iran is in compliance with most of them and has already been taking steps which would put them in compliance with the rest.

Do you have any evidence to support your claim or are you simply parroting the lies of the hasbara talking points?

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 22:16 | 4186754 bilejones
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And what's the danger of the Iranian nuclear power program being "speeded"?

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 01:04 | 4184846 nomorebuyins
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China strong arming U.S. Threat of buying oil with Yuan has the gov't shitting it's pants! TSHTF!

 

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 01:14 | 4184863 Yen Cross
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  Good Lord!    I Can't believe you serfs have become so retarded!

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 01:42 | 4184897 NuYawkFrankie
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A bad day for israel.

A Great Day for Humanity.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 10:54 | 4185324 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Not to put too fine of a point on this, but it's a good day for the people of Israel as well.

As far as Netanyahu and the Israeli government, though, yes, it's a setback, and we can expect them to continue screeching and throwing feces like the belligerent chimps that they are.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 02:25 | 4184940 Tsukato
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Maybe this is the first presidential deed worth anything, out of Obama. Maybe it will amount to fuckall. All I can say is its nice he's not being Israel's bitch. At this point I can appreciate that. Hahaha! Fuck you Netanyahu!'!!!

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 04:17 | 4185016 surf0766
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Anything to take the talk off the O care scare.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 05:22 | 4185066 besnook
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sorry, but are you really that dense.....or think anyone else is as dense as you?

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 05:19 | 4185064 AGoldhamster
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Gold and Crude limit down rest of the year.

Indices limit up rest of the year.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 05:37 | 4185075 syntaxterror
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Does Ayatollah Baracki Obami get asylum in Iran as part of the 'deal'? If not, can that condition be added?

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 10:56 | 4185332 TheFourthStooge-ing
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What do you have against the people of Iran that would make you want to impose a cruelty on them like sending Obama there?

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 05:59 | 4185081 besnook
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here is the hopey changey scenario. it is naive to think the looming loonyness of bibi was not a subject of concern at the table especially since the french assured the world that an agreement with iran will guarantee bibi will go off his meds. so what was agreed upon for a response? i think russia and china warned the usa that support for an israeli strike would result in the annihilation of israel but the usa must also allow 3 days of carpet bombing israel in retaliation so they know who runs the show now. i wonder if nutandyahoo is smart enough to see the trap.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 06:19 | 4185093 falak pema
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Scherezade sparkles; diamonds and uranium are a girls best friend. 

4 billion FX flies me to the moon !

Black hole of Qom temporarily quietens. Fortress of Alamut in cauldron bubble. We have six months for it to simmer like mount Etna. 

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 06:38 | 4185104 smacker
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The cynical view................

Looks like Israel was playing a carefully planned pre-agreed role of the yapping puppy-dog, standing on the edges and stamping its feet at anything other than a complete surrender/cessation of nuclear activity by Iran, which the latter would never agree to. Israel's yapping must have helped Iran to do a deal since any deal which apparently leaves Israel angry must be OK.

No info yet on whether Iran will cease selling oil/gas in currencies other than USD...

And there's the small matter of the planned gas pipeline from Iran to Syria...

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 08:48 | 4185176 More_sellers_th...
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Why doesn't Barry have his foot up on the coffe table? He always looks more in control, like a Don that way.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 10:23 | 4185274 Sufiy
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Iran Nuclear Deal Fact Sheet: Suspend Certain Sanctions On Gold And Precious Metals


 ZeroHedge reports Iran Deal Fact Sheet and among other provisions certain sanctions on gold and precious metals will be suspended. Will it bring more stability to the region and provide less excuses to stimulate the economy starting another war? Is this the turning point for the infamous "plan to liberate" seven countries in the Middle East? It all remains to be seen, including reactions from Israel and Saudi Arabia. Now all recent announcements from China:  PBOC Says No Longer in China's Interest to Increase Reserves. - can be taken in the new light? Are US Treasury holders already using their economic power in the Financial War following after The Currency Wars?   We will be monitoring the implications for the Gold market next week following this development and after the groundbreaking announcements from China.   Jim Rickards was twitting about his take on this deal:


10h As expected, the U.S.-Iran nuke deal gives the right to buy again.

  Peter Schiff: On Taper, China's Bombshell Announcements For Treasuries, Dollar And Gold GLD, MUX, TNR.v, GDX


"Peter Schiff talks about the bombshell of the year - China has announced the Mother Of All Tapering -  PBOC Says No Longer in China's Interest to Increase Reserves. China is ready to reduce its balance sheet and they do not have to sell any US Treasuries - during the operation Twist they have used the golden opportunity and rolled over the long term treasuries into the shorter maturities. China can just allow US to repay maturing US Treasuries. We do not think here that they will accept Bitcoin. They have made this announcement after the record buying of Gold and some people are estimating that official Gold reserves are much higher than officially recognised today."

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 10:42 | 4185302 Son of Captain Nemo
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Victory lap???....

Laughter!....

From a psychopath who's military has no other choice but to back down if it doesn't want to get it's ass shellacked!

But this headlines is correct Mark Knoller & Co. will make him a hero by telling us that the annihilation of more than 100,000 Syrians was the Nixonian version of detente that made PEACE possible.

What a load of shit we are!

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 11:05 | 4185347 Bobbyrib
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Obama got suckered "Syria style" all over again.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 22:11 | 4186748 bilejones
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Obama, for the first time seems to have done the right thing.

 

By definition if Israel and Saudi are sniveling it must be a good thing.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 13:43 | 4185738 Trampy
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For mutual support in these trying times, am seeking fellow non-zombie intelligent, open-minded, and well-informed inmate for discussing topics of mutual interest, such as:

  1. Both actual and notional nuclear accidents, and nuclear technology of all sorts;

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  3. John Kenneth Galbraith as a two-handed economist;

  4. Bankers v. The People going way back to Andrew Jackson;

  5. contemporary Capitalist Crisis as predicted by Karl Marx;

  6. 1984, Alice in Wonderland, and The Wizard of Oz as works of history;

  7. Newspeak, shunning, strawman, etc. as effective social controls;

  8. zerohedge.com as island of sanity, albeit sorely lacking collegiality; and

  9. identifiable weaknesses in the prison system which might allow its escape.

SOS SOS SOS SOS SOS SOS SOS SOS SOS SOS

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 16:24 | 4186067 platoniclogos
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intersting how this comes out when obamcare is a failure, playing the media and the general public.  Smoke and mirrors

 

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 20:11 | 4186537 GernB
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The critical part of this is how we verify that they are complying. If adequate verification isn't there then this is an exercise in futility.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 21:11 | 4186652 TheFourthStooge-ing
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.

The critical part of this is how we verify that they are complying. If adequate verification isn't there then this is an exercise in futility.

I'd imagine it will be done the same way it's been done for years, with IAEA inspectors on the ground monitoring the whole nuclear research program. I can't imagine why that would change.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 21:28 | 4186680 lotsoffun
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it's all about one thing.  fck.  is this ever stupid?  come on.  wow.  are we ever gamed.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/22/goldman-uranium-idUSL2N0J70YY20131122

goldman sachs sells it's uranium trading unit.

 

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