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UK: Iran sanctions could be repealed next year

The UK minister of foreign affairs expects that the US and Iran will approve nuclear accord in October, and that the sanctions could thus be lifted by as early as the spring of next year.

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The UK's minister of foreign affairs, Phil Hammond, expects that the sanctions against Iran could be lifted by as early as the spring of 2016, he told news agency Reuters on Monday following a meeting in Tehran, where he reopened the British Embassy.

Phil Hammond projects that the US and Iran will approve and seal the nuclear accord in October that negotiators from both parties agreed upon last month.

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