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    US House Blocks Commercial Sale of Airplanes to Iran - Speaker

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    US House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan stated that the US House passed legislation to block the sale of commercial airplanes to Iran.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US House of Representatives passed legislation to block the sale of commercial airplanes to Iran, US House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement on Thursday.

    "The House just passed legislation to block the sale of commercial airplanes to Iran," Ryan said on his Twitter.

    ​On Wednesday, the House passed a bill seeking to extend sanctions on Iran for another ten years.

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