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From being the trusted voice on U.S.- Iran relations, to pushing forth legislation that protects individuals of Iranian heritage from systematic discrimination, to celebrating our cultural heritage, NIAC creates a lasting impact in the lives of the members of our community.
Advancing Peace & Diplomacy
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Ryan Costello, Policy Director with the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement after the conclusion of two days of Iran nuclear negotiations in
The Vienna talks have resumed for the first time since March, with some Western officials saying a deal must be reached by this weekend. Meanwhile, severe flooding has led to many deaths and damage to infrastructure across Iran. Iranian authorities are also increasing persecution of members of the Bahai faith.
Iranian-American prisoner Morad Tahbaz has been released on furlough from prison in Iran for one month. Iran has also reported high oil export revenues, in a sign that it may no longer be interested in the JCPOA. Meanwhile, the EU has offered a new proposal to revive the deal.