Iranian parliament chants ‘Death to America’ while voting to bar military site inspections

Iranian parliament chants ‘Death to America’ while voting to bar military site inspections
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[Ed. – So this was a friendly, cooperative, peace-loving vote to prohibit one of the core promises Obama has made about the so-called “nuclear agreement” with Iran.  Nothing says “I want to work with you to foster peace” like “Death to your country!”]

With some lawmakers chanting “Death to the America,” Iran’s parliament voted Sunday to ban access to military sites, documents and scientists as part of a future deal with world powers over its contested nuclear program.

The bill, if approved into law, could complicate the ongoing talks in Vienna between Iran and the six-nation group — the U.S., Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany — as they face a self-imposed June 30 deadline. The talks are focused on reaching a final accord that curbs Iran’s nuclear program in return for the lifting of economic sanctions.

Of 213 lawmakers present on Sunday, 199 voted in favor of the bill, which also demands the complete lifting of all sanctions against Iran as part of any final nuclear accord. The bill must be ratified by the Guardian Council, a constitutional watchdog, to become a law.

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