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'We're Worried' conference against nuclear deal stirs backlash

Critics of the Iranian nuclear deal held a conference to voice their opposition, but many opponents ran with the theme to air concerns of their own.
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Iranian critics of the interim nuclear deal held a conference May 3 called “We’re Worried.” The conference brought together conservative members of parliament, prominent political figures and the former head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization to discuss why they believe Iran signed a bad deal. Shortly after, however, Iranians began posting their own comments and pictures online with the words “We’re Worried,” voicing their own concerns about the direction of the country.

Hard-line websites in Iran hailed the conference as a success. Raja News praised the conference for bringing together various conservative groups with shared concerns but a “difference of tactics.” In attendance were some of the most vocal critics of the administration and the nuclear deal.

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