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January 18, 2015 6:41 pm

Senator Menendez Vows to Defy Obama on Iran Sanctions

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Sen. Robert Menendez. Credit: U.S. Senate.

Reuters – A Democratic co-sponsor of a bill to impose new sanctions on Iran if there is no agreement on its nuclear program by July said on Friday he stood by the legislation in the face of warnings that it could torpedo international negotiations.

“All I’m saying is let us put in prospective sanctions that don’t get imposed … until July,” Senator Robert Menendez said.

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  • anon

    Sure. Harsher sanctions on a country which is going broke because of the oil glut will make it less likely to negotiate.

  • Dr.Joji Cherian

    AIPAC money is too tempting.Or is it blackmail?