US Republicans reintroduce Iran sanctions bill

Three US Republican senators have again put forward a measure aimed at imposing fresh sanctions on Iran over various allegations against Tehran, including its missile program. 

Senators Marco Rubio, John Cornyn and Todd Young proposed the bill on Tuesday, accusing the Islamic Republic of supporting terror and conducting ballistic missile tests.

The hawkish GOP senators, who had introduced the same bill last December, slammed the administration of former President Barack Obama for not adopting adequate measures against Iran.

This is while Tehran has always asserted that its nuclear activities are solely for peaceful purposes and irrelevant to missile tests, which are aimed at defending its territorial integrity.

“After years of unilateral concessions and flexibility by the previous administration, it’s time for the United States to push back against Iran’s support for terrorism, the regime’s menacing ballistic missile activities and its egregious…

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