UN endorses Iran deal, paves way to lift sanctions
The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing the historic deal on Iran's nuclear program and cleared a path to lift sanctions crippling its economy. It marks formal UN approval for the hard-won, groundbreaking agreement reached between Tehran and the permanent members of the Security Council, plus Germany, after 18 straight days of talks that capped almost two years of momentous negotiations. The passing of the resolution sets in motion a gradual process — conditional on Iran abiding by the deal — that can terminate seven UN resolutions imposing sanctions on Iran since 2006.
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