UN Security Council to vote on Iran sanctions

CBC News

The United Nations Security Council could vote as early as Wednesday morning on a fourth round of sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.

"The goal of this resolution is to increase the cost to Iran’s leadership for their continued defiance of the international community," said Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the UN.

Rice said the financial and economic sanctions are also meant to persuade Iran that it’s in the country’s interest to peacefully resolve concerns about its nuclear program.

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