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US Sanctions Bill Targets Iran’s Partners

The US Congress early yesterday gave its final approval to a new set of sanctions targeting foreign countries that continue nuclear cooperation with Iran and sell it advanced weaponry. But mindful of the situation in Iraq, lawmakers warned that nothing in this document should be “construed as authorizing the use of force against Iran.” Although it does not name any countries, the measure is seen as a clear warning to Russia and China, two key members of the UN Security Council that have been resisting calls for new international sanctions against Tehran in response to its refusal to halt uranium enrichment. Full Story

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