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Iran's medical patients want sanctions eased

Thousands of Iranians with life-threatening diseases hope relaxation of sanctions will ease their suffering.

Last updated: 09 Jan 2014 11:41
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A shortage of drugs has pushed up the cost of medicines beyond the reach of many people in Iran.

But after the recent agreement in Geneva on Iran's nuclear programme, the US has agreed to help Iran import medical supplies.
 
Al Jazeera's Soraya Lennie reports from Tehran.

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