Iran: new U.S. sanctions aimed at creating tension

09.02.2013                      29.Schwat. 5773                      Mischpatim; Paraschat Schkalim

Iran Bedrohung:

Iran: new U.S. sanctions aimed at creating tension

Washington imposed sanctions on Iran's main agency in charge of broadcasting on Wednesday for helping the government censor Western reports, and targeted Iran's oil earnings in an effort to prevent funds being used on its disputed atomic program.

Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that U.S. sanctions imposed this week as part of a broader effort to force Tehran to scrap sensitive nuclear work were aimed at "creating tension" in the Islamic state ahead of June presidential elections….