US House panel approves tougher sanctions on Iran

03.10.2011                      06.Cheschwan. 5772                      Ta'anit BH"B

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US House panel approves tougher sanctions on Iran

Committee okays legislation to sanction Iran's central bank; likely to pass in House; Britain favors dual strategy of pressure, negotiations.

A US congressional committee approved tougher sanctions on Iran on Wednesday, hitting out at Tehran's central bank following an alleged Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to Washington.
The bipartisan legislation has good prospects for clearing the House of Representatives in the near future. In the Senate, lawmakers in both parties are working on similar legislation, increasing the likelihood that some version will become law….