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Biden restores Iran sanctions waiver in scramble to return to nuke deal

Posted on AllSides February 6th, 2022
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President Biden has restored sanctions waivers allowing for certain countries to participate in Iranian civil nuclear projects as the administration presses forward on talks to salvage the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal.

The State Department said the waivers were not granted as part of a “concession to Iran” but were “issued as part of a policy discretion.”

“We are issuing the waiver now for a simple reason: it will enable some of our international partners to have more detailed technical discussions to enable cooperation that we view as being in our non-proliferation interests,” a...

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