UN Security Council Passes New Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran

The U.N. Security Council passed a new round of sanctions against Iran today for its failure to comply with previous resolutions demanding Tehran halt its nuclear enrichment program. The new measures build on previous sanctions and pave the way for European countries to take their own punitive steps. Resolution 1929 passed 12-2 with Brazil and Turkey voting against the measure. In a surprise move, Lebanon, whose government includes members of the Iranian-backed group Hezbollah, abstained from...Full Story
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