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US clamps down on waivers tied to Iran's nuclear cooperation

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Wednesday it is ending nearly all of the last vestiges of U.S. sanctions relief provided under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would revoke all but one of sanctions waivers covering civil nuclear cooperation. The waivers had allowed Russian, European and Chinese companies to continue to work on Iran's civilian nuclear facilities without drawing American penalties.

"The Iranian regime has continued its nuclear brinkmanship by expanding proliferation sensitive activities," Pompeo said in a statement that...



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