It is easy to see the similarities between Iran and North Korea. Both are small nations of an anti-Western persuasion seeking legitimacy in the international community. If history can provide insight into the future, then perhaps diplomats discussing the possibility of a nuclear Iran, should look no further than to the “Agreed Framework” of the Clinton Administration.
While I will not be so bold as to offer an opinion on the situation in Iran, I will say the Iran-North Korea comparison is extremely interesting.
This article does a good/concise job of comparing the situations in Iran and North Korea.