Iran Drops Threat to Retaliate for U.S. Extension of Iran Sanctions Act

(Reuters) Shadia Nasralla - Tehran threatened last month to retaliate against a U.S. Senate vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act, saying it violated the nuclear agreement. However, after a meeting Tuesday in Vienna of the Joint Commission overseeing the nuclear deal, Abbas Araqchi, Iran's top nuclear negotiator, said Iran did not intend to invoke a dispute resolution mechanism set out in the accord for cases where one participating country feels there is a breach of the deal.

2017-01-11 00:00:00

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