U.S. SENATE —U.S. Senator Steve Daines today applauded bipartisan passage of a bill to provide a long-term extension of the Iran Sanctions Act:
“These sanctions are an important tool in holding Iran – the world’s leading state sponsor of terror – accountable in maintaining our strength in the region,” Daines stated. “Iran is not a friend to our country or our allies and it’s critical they aren’t treated like a normal country until they behave like a normal country.”
The Iran Sanctions Extension Act:
- Extends sanctions on Iran for 10 years
- Targets Iran’s energy sector
- Pressures Iran to cease developing weapons of mass destruction
This legislation passed the House of Representatives on November 15 by a vote of 419-1.