Persians in LA react to the Iran nuclear deal

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Raymond Khaneshan, owner of Shaherzad Restaurant on Westwood Boulevard. Photo by Shara Morris.

In the kitchen of Shaherzad Restaurant on Westwood Boulevard. Photo by Shara Morris.

Nowhere is the Iran nuclear program debate more relevant that Los Angeles’s Westwood neighborhood – also known as Tehrangeles.

It’s home to the largest Persian community outside of Iran. Shara Morris stopped by two small businesses in the neighborhood, and got two very different views on the deal.