(CNN MONEY) Iran says it's reached a deal to buy passenger aircraft from U.S. plane maker Boeing.
The announcement came Tuesday from Abbas Akhoundi, the Iranian minister of roads and urban development. He said details on the agreement would be announced in the next few days, according to reports by Iranian news agencies.
If it goes through, the deal would be the first major contract between a U.S. company and Iran since nuclear-related sanctions on the country were lifted earlier this year.
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