Israel has felt increasingly threatened by Iran’s increasing nuclear capabilities over the past several years. A war in the region would be a total disaster, so the world’s great powers have banded together to reach a diplomatic deal with Iran that put peaceful limits on the nation’s nuclear capabilities. Click ahead to find out everything you need to know about the ongoing Iranian nuclear deal.
In the early days of April 2015, an announcement was made that Iran and the other six negotiating world powers (USA, Russia, France, China, Britain, and Germany) had reached a set of preliminary agreements regarding a potential nuclear accord. As it tentatively stands, the deal would place tangible limits on Iran’s domestic nuclear capabilities for the next 15 years, as well as provide accountability through increased international oversight.