Wed Jul 5, 2017 3:53AM
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The US Senate in Congress has voted almost unanimously to impose new sanctions against Iran which is a blatant violation of JCPOA.

On June 15th, a new bipartisan bill extending sanctions on Iran and Russia passed the US Senate. The sanctions bill, known as the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act, passed the Senate on a 97 to 2 vote. The sanctions are to target Iran’s missile program. They are also based on the claims that Iran has been a source of instability in the region. But later, the measure faced opposition in the House which can delay the ratification of the new sanctions.