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Cannot attach/send archived files to gmail email address

The first time I tried to send archived files to/from a gmail email account was 1 month ago and I noticed that you cannot send this kind of files. I tried multiple times and failed always. If I send an email to a gmail account, I get a reply with the text message:

This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.

Delivery to the following recipients failed.

anemailaddress@gmail.com

Viewing the email source, I found out this:

Final-Recipient: rfc822;anemailaddress@gmail.com Action: failed
Status: 5.5.0 Diagnostic-Code: smtp;552-5.7.0 This message was blocked
because its content presents a potential 552-5.7.0 security issue.
Please visit 552-5.7.0
http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?answer=6590 to review our
552 5.7.0 message content and attachment content guidelines.
m3si23238476wjw.33 - gsmtp

Is there a way to circumvent this? The archived files I tried were zip, rar, no password, with password, encrypted. None of them worked. The archive contained a Kicad project.