Monday 25 June 2018
News ID: 41775
Publish Date: 15 July 2017 - 22:29

WASHINGTON (Dispatches) – U.S. House of Representatives has voted unanimously to require the Pentagon to consider setting up a communications channel with Iran to prevent accidental military confrontations in the Persian Gulf.
The House voted on Thursday on an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that requires the Pentagon to consider the setting up of an Incidents at Sea agreement with Iran. The amendment had been proposed by Representatives John Conyers and Ruben Gallego  and faced no opposition from the 435 sitting representatives. The U.S. House of Representatives is majority-Republican.

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