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China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Iran amid coronavirus response

Reuters Monday, 16 March 2020
China on Monday urged the United States to lift sanctions on Iran immediately amid the Middle Eastern country's response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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The United States imposed fresh sanctions on Iran on Tuesday, keeping up its economic pressure campaign even as it offered to help Tehran cope with the coronavirus pandemic and called on the Islamic Republic to release detained Americans. Soraya Ali reports.

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