Iran Sanctions

The United Nations Security Council met to vote on a resolution to impose new sanctions against Iran for continued uranium enrichment after… read more

The United Nations Security Council met to vote on a resolution to impose new sanctions against Iran for continued uranium enrichment after Iran had ignored resolutions calling for an end to such activities. Western countries believe that uranium enrichment is a precursor to building a nuclear weapon. The Iranian ambassador first spoke for 35 minutes, following by shorter speeches by members of the Security Council. By a vote of 13 to 0 the Security Council approved a third round of sanctions banning trade with Iran for civilian and military goods. close

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Program ID:
203507-1
Category:
United Nations
Format:
Meeting
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 4, 2008

Airing Details

  • Mar 03, 2008 | 5:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 03, 2008 | 10:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 2008 | 2:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 04, 2008 | 6:34am EST | C-SPAN 2

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