Amid Iran's Economic Nosedive, Parliament Grills President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani failed to convince parliament Tuesday that his plans will pull the country out of an economic nosedive, worsened by the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal, which further isolated Rouhani's relatively moderate administration amid nationwide anger.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Kasra Naji (@BBCKasraNaji), senior correspondent for the BBC's Persian service.

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