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March 14, 2000
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A Los Angeles congressman is mobilizing colleagues to urge President Clinton not to lift an embargo on Iranian products until 13 Jews awaiting trial on charges of spying for Israel are freed. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) said in a letter to the Clinton administration that opening U.S. markets to Iran would be “potentially catastrophic for the accused, as well as the larger Jewish community in Iran.”

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