Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Fresh sanctions for Iran over nuclear programme

Full Story: BBC Middle East 21 Nov

USA, UK and Canada have imposed a number of fresh sanctions on Iran over its disputed nuclear programme.

The UK says it is cutting all ties with Iranian banks, while Canada is banning exports for the petrochemical, oil and gas industries. As for USA, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke of a "significant ratcheting-up of pressure" on Iran.


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