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Iran's dos and don'ts for talking about the nuclear deal

Iran's Culture Ministry believes the nuclear negotiations are a national security issue and specific guidelines must be followed in their coverage to prevent divisions in society.
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Mohammad Dehghan, a member of the Iranian parliament’s board of directors, said July 28 that 18 members of parliament have signed a warning letter to Culture Minister Ali Jannati about documents from his office that specify appropriate guidelines for the media in their coverage of the nuclear deal.

On July 22, two documents stamped “Very Confidential” appeared on Iranian websites and social media claiming to show a document from Iran’s Culture Ministry addressed to domestic media and editors outlining guidelines for appropriate coverage of the comprehensive deal between Iran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.

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