Republicans: lift sanctions on Iran

Republicans: lift sanctions on Iran

World December 17, 2015 22:20

- In the United States have 36 senators from the Republican Party President Barack Obama called for sanctions against Iran to lift. According to the parliamentarians are testing ballistic missiles by Iran a blatant disregard of international obligations of the country.

The MPs, 36 of the hundred in the Senate, have written in an urgent letter which was filed Wednesday with the president. Among the signatories is majority leader Mitch McConnell. According to the senators can Iran\x26#39;s new missile technology that test Israel and US military bases attacks in the region.

The plan to lift economic sanctions against Iran is part of the nuclear agreement reached Iran and six world powers in July. In exchange for limitations and supervision of the nuclear program in Iran, Western countries easing sanctions.

It is a mistake to separate the Iranian missile program of the Iranian nuclear program, is written in the letter which was seen by Reuters. Initiator of the letter was Sen. Kelly Ayotte, a member of the US Congress Committee on Armed Services.

Republicans and some Democrats have long been critical of the nuclear deal. They see it as a historical mistake, because Iran with a deal would come just a step closer to a nuclear bomb.

In October it was announced that the Islamic country ballistic missile test. A report showed Tuesday that Iran is testing missiles that could be fitted with a nuclear warhead. That is contrary to a resolution of the United Nations Security Council.

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