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US extends civil nuclear cooperation waivers for Iran

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US extends civil nuclear cooperation waivers for Iran
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is keeping alive one of the last remaining components of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal by extending sanctions waivers that allow foreign companies to work with Iran's civilian nuclear program without U.S. penalties. The waivers had been due to expire Tuesday but were extended by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for another 90 days. The extensions were not announced until Thursday. Pompeo has been a champion of President Donald Trump's maximum pressure campaign on Iran. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said the move "will help preserve oversight of Iran's civil nuclear program, reduce proliferation...
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