Iran bans weekly for criticizing government 'concessions' in nuclear talks: ISNA

February 16, 2015 12:15 PM

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ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has shut down a hardline conservative weekly for criticizing the government's nuclear negotiations with six major powers aimed at ending a decade-old standoff, the Students News Agency ISNA reported on Monday.

The broad goal of the talks is to restrain Iran's nuclear energy capacity to remove any concerns it could be put to developing bombs in return for the lifting of sanctions that have ravaged the Iranian economy.

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