US Congress considering expansion of Iran sanctions

06.10.2012                      20.Tischrei. 5773                      Chol Hamo'ed 4

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US Congress considering expansion of Iran sanctions

As rial continues plunge, Senator Robert Menendez calls for imposing new non-oil-related sanctions on Iran's central bank; congressional aide describes prospective move as a "total embargo scenario".

US lawmakers are considering expanding American economic sanctions on Iran – measures that already have helped push that country's currency into free fall but have not yet convinced Tehran to abandon its nuclear program….