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Iran regains the right to vote at the UN

Iran regained its vote in the United Nations General Assembly on Friday after making a minimum payment of dues, while denouncing US sanctions that had blocked billions of funds, reports the PA.

The big picture: The Biden administration said Thursday it was ready to ease economic pressure on Iran by lifting sanctions on former Iranian officials with the National Iranian Oil Co., the Wall Street Journal reports.

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What they say : “After more than 6 months of work, the UN announced today that it has received the funds. ALL inhumane sanctions must be lifted NOW,” Iranian Ambassador to the UN Majid Takht Ravanchi said. Friday on Twitter.

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