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U.S. senators set bipartisan bill to tighten sanctions on Iran
March 23, 2017 / 8:19 PM / 8 months ago

U.S. senators set bipartisan bill to tighten sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators including senior members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee introduced a bill on Thursday seeking to tighten sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile launches and other non-nuclear activities.

Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, a co-author of the measure with the Republican foreign relations chairman, Bob Corker, told Reuters it had been written specifically not to interfere with the international nuclear agreement reached during former President Barack Obama’s administration. (Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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