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In blow to Iran nuclear deal, House votes to block heavy water sale

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(Worthy News) - The U.S. House has voted to bar the U.S. government from purchasing heavy water from Iran in the future, undercutting President Barack Obama’s nuclear pact with Tehran.

The House attached the prohibition to an essential funding bill for the U.S. Energy Department with a 251-168 vote.

A similar amendment was blocked by Democrats in the Senate last month shortly after the Obama administration completed an $8.6 million deal to buy 32 tons of heavy water from Iran. The White House threatened to veto the Senate measure. [ ... Read More (Source) ]

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