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Extension of Iran Sanctions Act passes U.S. Congress | Reuters

Firstpost Thursday, 1 December 2016
By Patricia Zengerle | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate passed a 10-year extension of existing sanctions against Iran on Thursday, sending the measure to the White House for President Barack Obama to sign into law and delaying any potentially tougher actions until next year.The measure passed by 99-0. It passed the House of Representatives nearly unanimously in November, and congressional aides said they expected Obama would sign it when it reached his desk.Members of Congress and administration officials said they did not believe the renewal would violate terms of the international nuclear agreement with Iran that went into effect early this year.

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The Senate passed a 10-year extension on the Iran Sanctions Act. The measure, which extends current sanctions against the country, passed by a vote of 99-to-0. The extension also passed the House of Representatives last month, with a nearly unanimous vote as well. Congressional aides expect the...

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