For years, international sanctions have shut Iran out of the global banking system. Now that the isolation is over, the country must find a way to integrate into the financial world.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is under pressure from Washington and conservative forces in Tehran. Threats of revitalizing the nuclear problem actually diverge from his interests, says DW's Matthias von Hein.
Iran's parliament has voted to boost spending on ballistic missiles and the armed forces in response to recent US sanctions. The Trump administration, while sticking to Iran nuclear deal, is piling up pressure on Tehran.
Iran President Hassan Rouhani has threatened to abandon the 2015 nuclear deal if the US continues to impose new sanctions. Rouhani told the parliament that his US counterpart, Donald Trump, was "not a good partner."
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has been sworn in at a high-profile ceremony attended by EU officials. He now faces the tough task of rescuing the 2015 nuclear deal and implementing reforms amid hard-liner pushback.
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