The West supported Iran's pursuit of nuclear energy in the 1950s.
The West stopped supporting Iran's nuclear program after the Islamic Revolution.
The International Atomic Energy Agency reported in 2003 that Iran may have been pursuing weaponization rather than just energy.
The West imposed economic sanctions on Iran after it failed to cooperate with the IAEA.
Iran insisted that its program was driven by energy concerns and never intended to make nuclear weapons.
Iran abandoned its weaponization efforts after the initial IAEA report, according to U.S. intelligence.
The P5 + 1 are permanent five members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany.
The talks created a framework in which Iran would get immediate and gradual sanctions relief in exchange for rolling back their nuclear program.
In Iran, the political debate over foreign policy tends to be divided between conservatives who are suspicious of the motives of the West and reformers who would prefer a path to peace and cooperation.
The terms that appear on the AP Comparative Government and Politics exam are tested.
Iran is inhabited by a single dominant ethnic group that is governed by a presidential-parliamentary hybrid that does not directly elect a single public official.
Iran's growing concern to end dependence on fossil fuels and reduce the effects of climate change is one of the reasons why the Green Movement refers to.