Provides background on Iran nuclear program and international interim agreement signed on Nov. 24, 2013, requiring Iran to freeze its nuclear program in exchange for international sanctions relief. Reviews the Nov. 24 joint agreement plan-of-action, including nuclear program provisions and U.S. sanctions relief. Examines the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA) finalized on July 14, 2015, including initial U.S. requirements, overview timeline of implementing the JCPA, major nuclear provisions of the JCPA, sanctions relief under the JCPA, selected regional reaction to the Agreement, implications for U.S.-Iran relations, and formal Congressional review. This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 15-R4-3333a in the 2015 issue.
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