ADDS SENTENCING DETAILS - British Businessman Christopher Tappin, right, and his lawyer Dan Cogdell, arrive at Federal court in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. U.S. District Judge David Briones sentenced Tappin Wednesday to two years and nine months in prison, and said he would recommend that the Department of Justice approve any request by Tappin to be transferred to the United Kingdom. Tappin pleaded guilty in November to trying to buy missile parts and resell them to Iran. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

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ADDS SENTENCING DETAILS - British Businessman Christopher Tappin, right, and his lawyer Dan Cogdell, arrive at Federal court in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. U.S. District Judge David Briones sentenced Tappin Wednesday to two years and nine months in prison, and said he would recommend that the Department of Justice approve any request by Tappin to be transferred to the United Kingdom. Tappin pleaded guilty in November to trying to buy missile parts and resell them to Iran. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)
ADDS SENTENCING DETAILS - British Businessman Christopher Tappin, right, and his lawyer Dan Cogdell, arrive at Federal court in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. U.S. District Judge David Briones sentenced Tappin Wednesday to two years and nine months in prison, and said he would recommend that the Department of Justice approve any request by Tappin to be transferred to the United Kingdom. Tappin pleaded guilty in November to trying to buy missile parts and resell them to Iran. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)
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