US senators want to tighten sanctions on Iran

By REUTERS
May 25, 2011 22:42




WASHINGTON - US senators proposed further tightening sanctions on Iran on Wednesday, reflecting fears that companies overseas, particularly in China, are evading US penalties imposed last year for doing business with Iran.

The bipartisan group said they want to step up pressure on Tehran to stop its suspected pursuit of nuclear weapons, highlighted by data this week from the UN nuclear watchdog.


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