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October 26, 2000
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The U.S. State Department defended a 1995 pact that Vice President Al Gore negotiated with Moscow allowing Russian arms sales to Iran. The State Department rejected Republican accusations that it skirted U.S. law. Democrats view the timing of the hearing on the matter before a Senate subcommittee as a political tactic aimed at embarrassing Gore.

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