US Congress debates Iran deal

(VOVworld) – The US Congress began its debate on the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday. It will have 10 days to review the agreement and then vote on resolution disapproving of the deal.

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US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) returns to his office after delivering remarks on the Senate floor at the US Capitol in Washington, September 8, 2015 (Photo: Reuters)

Sources from Congressional Democrats say that as of Tuesday, there were sufficient votes for the deal in the US Senate. 3 Senate Democrats – Ron Wyden, Gary Peters, and Richard Blumenthal – announced that they support the deal, increasing the total number of US Senators in favour of the deal to 41, which is the minimum needed in the 100-member Senate to block a vote on a Republican-backed resolution of disapproval of the nuclear deal.

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