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July 8, 2016 11:14 am

House Approves Measure to Block Sale of Boeing Aircraft to Iran

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The House of Representatives, pictured, approved measures aimed at blocking U.S. companies from selling Boeing aircraft to Iran. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The US House of Representatives, pictured, approved measures aimed at blocking US companies from selling commercial aircraft to Iran. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A week before the one-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal, the Republican-led House approved measures aimed at blocking U.S. companies from selling commercial passenger aircraft to Tehran.

By voice vote Thursday, lawmakers passed two amendments directed at Chicago-based Boeing, which had offered Iranian airlines three models of new aircraft to replace the country’s aging fleet.

Read full story at The Associated Press.

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