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September 23, 2015

Al-Monitor: Senate Lays Off Iranian Banks in Latest Draft of Post-Deal Bill

“The bill would no longer interfere with the president’s implementation of the nuclear accord by requiring him to certify certain things in regards to Iranian banks,” Tyler Cullis, a sanctions expert with the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), told Al-Monitor via e-mail when shown the new draft. “However, the bill has other problems — most especially, the fact that Congress is asserting unlimited authorities to impose sanctions on Iran for non-nuclear purposes and is instating an expedited procedure for legislation to do exactly such. In my reading, this is anathema to the JCPOA.

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