US Congress pushes to finish Iran sanctions bill



US Congress pushes to finish Iran sanctions bill Washington: US House and Senate negotiators are wrapping up a bill to impose a new round of sanctions on Iran, targeting shipping lines and adding other punitive measures to derail Tehran's suspected push for nuclear weapons.

Lawmakers hoped to unveil a final bill late Monday, with a House vote as early as Wednesday.

Washington: US House and Senate negotiators are wrapping up a bill to impose a new round of sanctions on Iran, targeting shipping lines and adding other punitive measures to derail Tehran's suspected push for nuclear weapons.

Lawmakers hoped to unveil a final bill late Monday, with a House vote as early as Wednesday.

A draft version of the bill says it is the sense of Congress that Iran's energy sector be treated as a "zone of proliferation concern."

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