Thursday, January 24, 2008

New Sanctions For Iran

UN Iran Sanctions Draft 'Agreed'

A draft UN resolution on new sanctions against Iran will include curbs on trade and a travel ban for Iranian nuclear scientists, diplomats say.The US, UK, France, Russia, China and Germany have agreed to put the draft measures to the UN security council, the BBC's Laura Trevalyan has learned. Two sets of UN sanctions have already been imposed on Iran, to punish it for continuing to enrich uranium. Iran denies claims that it wants to use the technology to build a nuclear bomb.

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