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UN approves new sanctions on Iran

Posted in Uncategorized by Patrick Truax on March 3, 2008

The UN Security Council has voted in favour of new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme.
Fourteen of the council’s 15 members voted in favour of measures including asset freezes and travel bans for Iranian officials. Indonesia abstained.

Western powers suspect Iran may be developing nuclear weapons, but Iran says its nuclear programme is for energy generation only.

Tehran has refused to comply with demands that it stop enriching uranium.

This can be undertaken for power generation, but may also be a precursor to building an atomic bomb.

*Sigh* Its the run up to Iraq all over again. This is exactly how that started, with meaningless sanctions…

Read more at BBC…

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  1. Anonymous said, on March 3, 2008 at 10:18 pm

    US out of the UN and the UN and out of the US!


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