US Congress passes ’strongest sanctions yet‘ against Iran

02.08.2012                      14.Aw. 5772

Iran Bedrohung:

US Congress passes 'strongest sanctions yet' against Iran

Rep. Ros-Lehtinen says measure targeting oil sales "blacklists virtually all Iran's energy, financial, transportation sectors"; legislation still needs Obama signature.

After debating the imposition of new penalties on Iran before the August congressional recess, the US Congress passed a new package of sanctions against Iran on Wednesday that aims to punish banks, insurance companies and shippers that help Tehran sell its oil….