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Boeing cancels contract with Iran

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) –┬áThe US aircraft manufacturer Boeing, which had reached two agreements with Iran Air and Aseman airlines for a total amount of $ 20 billion, announced on Wednesday that it would not deliver planes to its Iranian partners because of the recovery.

US sanctions that were suspended after the conclusion of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

On May 8, US President Donald Trump withdrew his country from the 2015 nuclear deal and decided to restore full anti-Iranian sanctions.

Boeing had announced that contracts with the two major Iranian airlines would allow it to create or reinforce tens of thousands of jobs in the United States.

Iran Air and Aseman have not yet reacted to Boeing’s decision. Iran had previously announced that in case of cancellation of the Boeing contract, Iranian companies would buy new aircraft from other manufacturers.