Whilst the Iran deal has been welcomed by
many as an important step towards the normalization of Iran’s relations with the West, it has
been sharply criticised by others as a disastrous
error of diplomacy. This article argues that there are huge difficulties to be overcome before a long-lasting solution is reached
over Iran’s nuclear programme. Nonetheless, both
sides have finally taken that single first step towards peace and reconciliation, and we should not
ignore its importance after so many false starts.
However, the journey is still in its very beginning.