What Rouhani’s done to fight corruption -Al Monitor

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Most of the attention paid to Iran recently has been on foreign policy (the nuclear deal, and the country’s role in Iraq/Syria and Yemen). However Rouhani came into power with a domestic agenda as well:

“All in all, while moving in the right direction, the Rouhani administration has not produced its intended results. Clearly, the lifting of sanctions will not only remove some obstacles in the way of fighting corruption and smuggling, but will also make available further government resources to put more effort into this important campaign. Nonetheless, a long list of legal, structural and political reforms will be needed to achieve a tangible improvement in the country’s financial and business climates.”

Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/09/iran-corruption-postsanctions.html#ixzz3nLUBbPuy