US official: New Iran sanctions to ‚lock up‘ oil

07.12.2012                      23.Kislew. 5773

Iran Bedrohung:

US official: New Iran sanctions to 'lock up' oil

Treasury's Cohen says February provision will shackle Iran's oil revenues; IAEA Chief: No concrete results on Iran nukes.

The United States has aggressively ramped up its use of financial sanctions this year to pressure Iran to stop pursuing nuclear weapons, but a measure that takes effect in February could have the most dramatic impact yet, the Treasury Department's top sanctions official said on Thursday….