US Congress votes to extend Iran sanctions for 10 years

The US Senate has followed the House of Representatives in voting to extend the President’s authority to impose sanctions on Iran for 10 years (see previous blog).  The White House has said that President Obama will sign the legislation.  This does not disturb the Secretary of State’s authority to lift sanctions as provided for in…

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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