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Diplomacy in Action

UN Sanctions on Iran

Susan E. Rice
U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations 
New York City
June 8, 2010


AP Soundbites:

Ambassador Rice (June 8): "It is a strong, broad-based resolution that will impose meaningful and significant new sanctions on Iran. Our aim remains to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear programme and negotiate constructively and in earnest with the international community."

"There are many serious new binding measures in this resolution and we feel very pleased with its content. It is strong, it is broad-based and it will have a significant impact on Iran which is why Iran has worked so hard to try to prevent its adoption." Full Text


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