European Union Ministers Approve U.N. Sanctions Against Iran

Published February 12, 2007

| Associated Press

European Union foreign ministers approved plans Monday for implementing U.N. sanctions against Iran, a move that is meant to punish Tehran over its refusal to halt uranium enrichment.

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The plan follows agreement by the United Nations Security Council in December to impose sanctions targeting people and programs linked to Iran's nuclear program, which the EU and others fear is being used to make nuclear weapons.

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