As the world’s second largest oil producer, Iran’s economy has been cushioned by the economic downturn. Though Iran has been branded a nuclear outlaw and supporter of terrorism, to its neighbors, Iran is a model of stability. It is estimated that approximately 3 million Afghan immigrants in Iran are doing low-skill labor.
Remittances of 2.5 billion dollars make up Afghanistan’s entire national budget.
Richard O’Regan reports from Tehran.
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