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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: Iran Says UN Arms Embargo On Conventional Weapons Has Ended

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The Iranian Foreign Ministry says a UN embargo on conventional arms sales to Iran was lifted on October 18 under the terms of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

The ministry announced that the ban had been lifted in a statement, saying “all restrictions on the transfer of arms, related activities and financial services to and from the Islamic Republic of Iran…are all automatically terminated.”

In theory, Iran will once again be able to purchase and sell…

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