State Department: Won't Sacrifice Human Rights Values for a Deal

Acting Assistant Secretary for Human Rights Uzra Zeya discusses Iran sanctions and Uganda's LGBT law.
3:00 | 02/27/14

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Testing the prospect. For resolution or agreement on the nuclear issue does not mean. Aid that we are going to pull any punches with respect to Iran's situation. Sanctions relief -- -- and quite limited and whole host of Syria sanctions remain in place -- Human rights sanctions. Which sanctions some in nineteen -- -- in individuals leading figures in government. As well as seventeen entities in the case of -- -- -- President Obama and secretary carried him publicly expressed their deep. Concern on the steps taken with the adoption of this new very repressive laws against -- groups and individuals. And he had started. -- review process but have not yet taken decisions with respect to. US engagement her assistants certainly would have any interest -- -- -- with so many American partners throughout the world. But I think -- very important what the secretary said. Israel's conservative US assistant. Assistance is consistent with American values which is what their systems to.

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