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June 17, 2016

The Guardian: Iran announces deal worth billions to buy up to 100 Boeing aircraft

Trita Parsi from the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) welcomed the news about a pending deal with Boeing. “For too long, ordinary Iranian lives have been placed at risk because sanctions have prevented Iran from repairing and replenishing its civilian airline fleet,” he said. “This has directly led to Iran suffering from one of the worst airline safety records in the world, with thousands of deaths over the last few decades.”

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