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The move comes amid increased tensions between Iran and the West as well as between the United States and China, which have restarted major trade talks.
The legislation would bar the removal of Huawei from a Commerce Department trade blacklist without House and Senate approval.
The US fears that if Ankara integrates the S-400 into its defences, data about the US-built F-35 fighter jet could leak back to the Russians.
The first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system arrives at Turkey, sparking NATO 'concerns.'
The US Treasury adds three top Hezbollah figures to its list of sanctioned individuals, as part of US efforts to counter the Iranian-backed Hezbollah's 'corrupting influence in Lebanon.'
European countries are calling for a Joint Commission as a way of punishing Iran for breaking its nuclear agreement.
Iran says European countries had offered too little in the way of trade assistance to persuade it to back off from its plan to breach the limit.
OPEC has come a long way since it sought outside help to cut oil supplies in order to drain excess inventories.
Iran will exceed an enriched uranium limit after European countries fell short of its demand to be shielded from US sanctions.
Hassan Rouhani did not give details on what actions Iran would take or say what positive signals Tehran wanted to see.
Iran will not negotiate with the United States, says Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, after President Hassan Rouhani signalled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions were lifted.
America's debt is up for grabs due to global geopolitical and economic forces aggravated by recent tensions between the US and both China and the Middle East.
Iran's foreign minister says they are committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the US withdrawal from the landmark agreement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the deal, defying US warnings of sanctions on countries buying Russian military equipment.
The European Union is working on a payment system to keep money flowing into Iran but has struggled to find a host since many countries fear repercussions from Trump's administration.
SWIFT, the Belgian-based Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, provides banks with a secure messenger network to allow international transfers.
Turkey's state-owned Halkbank has been one of the main points of disagreement between the two NATO allies.
Though the return of US sanctions on Iran derailed a major gas endeavour, it also boosted oil prices just as Total reaped the benefits of project startups from Australia to Africa and the Arctic.