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Iran, Iraq look to expand economic ties amid US sanctions

Despite US sanctions, Iranian and Iraqi officials hope to increase economic ties.

Barham Salih, Iraq's newly elected president, greets Iraq's outgoing President Fuad Masum (not pictured) at the end of a handover ceremony at Salam Palace, Baghdad, Iraq, Oct. 3, 2018. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Weeks after the United States reimposed sanctions on Iran — even though UN monitors said Iran was in compliance with the  that was signed under former US

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