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Iranian president opposes bill to suspend nuclear inspections

02/12/2020

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has expressed his opposition to a bill approved by parliament to suspend UN inspections and boost uranium enrichment, saying it would be “harmful” to diplomatic efforts aimed at restoring the 2015 nuclear deal and easing US sanctions.

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UN arms embargoes on Iran expire despite US objections

18/10/2020

A decade-long UN arms embargo on Iran that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons like tanks and fighter jets expired on Sunday as planned under its nuclear deal with world powers, despite objections from the United States.