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Hassan Rouhani, Iran's president, speaks with NPR's Steve Inskeep in New York on Saturday. Rouhani offered his thoughts on Syria's future, the recent nuclear deal between world powers and Iran, freedom of expression and other issues. Bryan Thomas for NPR hide caption

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani prepares to speak with NPR's Steve Inskeep on Saturday in New York. Rouhani reaffirmed Iran's commitment to the nuclear deal and said his country would be willing to discuss Syria's future with the United States — after ISIS is defeated. Bryan Thomas for NPR hide caption

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Iran's President: 'Driving Out The Terrorists' Is Key To Syria's Future

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani prepares to speak with NPR's Steve Inskeep on Saturday in New York City. Rouhani spoke about the recent nuclear deal between the United States and Iran. Bryan Thomas for NPR hide caption

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An Iranian man walks past a mural displaying an outline of Iran, adorned in the colors of the country's national flag, on June 29 in Tehran. A large majority of Iranians appears to support the nuclear deal. Bherouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hear NPR's Special, The U.S., The Atom and Iran

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President Eisenhower (left) visited Iran's Shah Reza Pahlavi in Tehran in 1959. The U.S. had begun working with Iran to launch its nuclear program two years earlier and would provide Iran with its first nuclear research reactor in the 1960s, at Tehran University. AP hide caption

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President Obama listens to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their March 22, 2013, visit to a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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The chairman of Iran's parliament, Ali Larijani, spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep in New York last week. He described the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers as "acceptable," but not "flawless." He faces lawmakers in Iran who are expected to raise objections to the agreement. Bryan Thomas for NPR hide caption

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Iran Parliament Chief: Nuclear Deal Is 'Acceptable,' U.S. Interpretation Is Not

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Washington Post Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian, seen here with his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, has been held prisoner since he was arrested in Tehran last July. On Thursday, a powerful Iranian politician said of a potential prisoner swap, "That's one way." EPA/Landov hide caption

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Speaker Of Iran's Parliament Suggests Prisoner Swap For Rezaian, Other Americans

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British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif deliver a joint news conference following their meeting in Tehran, on Sunday, as the British embassy is reopened after being shuttered for nearly four years. Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA/Landov hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks to U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz during Iran nuclear deal negotiations. Carlos Barria/AP hide caption

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Iran Lobbying Battle Heats Up On The Airwaves

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Customers try out cellphones and tablets in a store in Tehran, in 2012. Financial sanctions make it difficult for U.S. firms to do business in Iran, analysts say. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Politics Overshadows U.S. Tech Firms' Hopes For Entering Iran

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