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Obama, Congress Locked
in Iran Sanctions Dispute

Associated Press, by Bradley Klapper

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/9/2014 4:43:07 AM

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration enters the year locked in a battle with Congress over whether to plow ahead with new economic sanctions against Iran or cautiously wait to see if last year´s breakthrough nuclear agreement holds. The new sanctions, widely endorsed by both Republican and Democratic lawmakers, would blacklist several Iranian industrial sectors and threaten banks and companies around the world with being banned from the U.S. market if they help Iran export any more oil. The provisions would only take effect if Tehran violates the interim nuclear deal or lets it expire without a follow-up accord. The House already approved

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/9/2014 5:33:15 AM     (No. 9685418)

Obama thinks these sanctions are being too pushy and risk blowing up his grand scheme of an unrestricted Iran doing what ever they please.Even dem reps recognize that´s a bad idea.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/9/2014 7:13:01 AM     (No. 9685499)

Since I´m fluent in IndoKenysian, I´ll translate the phrase" cautiously wait to see if last year´s breakthrough nuclear agreement holds".

I´ll do it by Executive Order.

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