UK hopes to end long legal dispute with Iran over 1976 arms deal

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Government says Boris Johnson’s expected settlement of Chieftain tanks row is not related to talks over release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

The UK hopes to finally end a near four-decade legal dispute with the Iranian government over hundreds of Chieftain tanks Tehran bought from the UK in 1976, but never received.

The British government admits it owes Iran up to £300m, but the countries have wrangled over the precise sum and whether any payment could be made while Tehran was still under EU economic sanctions for its nuclear programme.

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