‚Despite harsh report, UN Iran sanctions unlikely‘

09.10.2011                      12.Cheschwan. 5772


'Despite harsh report, UN Iran sanctions unlikely'

US official says because of Russian, Chinese opposition, chances for UN Security Council resolution sanctioning Iran for atomic program slim.

The United States may impose more sanctions on Iran,  but is unlikely to go after its oil and gas sector or its central bank, and further UN sanctions against Tehran are unlikely, a US official said on Tuesday.
The official spoke after the International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN nuclear watchdog, completed a new report that said Iran has worked on developing an atomic bomb design and may still be conducting relevant research….