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Senate Rejects Efforts to Consider Iran Nuclear Agreement a Treaty

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The United States Senate rejected a bid to consider the Iran nuclear deal as an international treaty.

Reuters – The U.S. Senate rejected an effort on Tuesday to require any nuclear agreement with Iran to be considered an international treaty, which would have forced any deal to be ratified by two-thirds of the Senate’s 100 members.

The Senate voted 57-39 to reject the measure, which Republican Senator Ron Johnson offered as an amendment to the Iran Nuclear Review Act, a bill requiring an Iran nuclear deal to be reviewed by Congress.

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