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Japan lifts nuclear sanctions on Iran

TOKYO, January 22, 2016

Japan has lifted sanctions on Iran, falling in line with major world powers after the United Nations atomic energy agency confirmed that Tehran had fully taken steps to curb its disputed nuclear programme.
 
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga made the announcement at a regular new conference.
 
Iran emerged from years of economic isolation when the US and other countries lifted crippling sanctions against the Islamic republic. - Reuters



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