Moscow, Tehran say new US sanctions on Iran unacceptable

22.11.2011                      25.Cheschwan. 5772

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Moscow, Tehran say new US sanctions on Iran unacceptable

Russian Foreign Ministry says US on Tehran's financial systems "contradictory to international law"; Iran Foreign Ministry says sanctions futile, will have no effect.

Russia's Foreign Ministry denounced new US sanctions against Iran on Tuesday as "unacceptable and contradictory to international law," Interfax news agency reported.
The United States, worried by Tehran's nuclear program, named Iran on Monday as an area of "primary money laundering concern" in a step designed to dissuade non-US banks from dealing with it….