Lawmakers said it would make it easier for sanctions to be quickly reimposed if Iran violated the deal.
The Iranian parliament is also considering the implementation of a blanket boycott of US goods. "It's the kind of confrontational policy I'm not sure one would want to pursue come January 21".
But Iran's nuclear energy chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, has said the extension is a "clear violation" if implemented.
On delivery of S300 missile defense system, Ghasemi believed that Russia had been committed to agreement with Iran on missile system and that the deal had advanced to certain points, with Russians remaining true to delivering the system. The Republican's criticism of the Iran deal was a staple of his campaign speeches and featured prominently in his discussions of foreign policy.
Later in his remarks, Iran's president evaluated JCPOA as a win-win agreement for all parties saying "active participation of all sides in Iran's nuclear deal will bring about greater benefits to all countries".
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker said the extension of the sanctions would allow the new Trump administration greater leverage when dealing with Iran in the future. White House staff have indicated that President Barack Obama would likely sign such a bill if it passed Congress.
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United Manager Jose Mourinho also tried to dwell on the positives after he had sent on Fellaini against eighth-placed Everton. He told Liverpoolfc.com post-match: "We know about our situation, in a good and a bad perspective, so everything is good.
Congress' passing of the law is meant to demonstrate a firm hand in dealings with Iran, and to provide the President with powers to reinstate sanctions if Tehran violates the agreement.
But administration officials, concerned about how Iran would react and the potential impact on smooth implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, have argued that ISA extension is unnecessary, arguing that the administration already has the necessary authorities to extend existing sanctions on Iran, or impose additional ones.
On gas production, Rouhani said operation of South Pars phases have added 6.5 per cent to the production capacity of the country indicating a 25% rise in the aggregate natural gas production.
In recent weeks, Trump's own team has issued more nuanced statements about their plans.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that "The agreement to develop Chabahar port, for which India will provide 500 million USA dollars, is a key milestone".
The ISA will expire on December 31 if not renewed.