UK, US and Canada step up travel curbs on Iran govt

July 8, 2011 14:08

LONDON - Britain, the United States and Canada are increasing travel curbs on members of the Iranian government over Iran's disputed nuclear program, Britain's Foreign Office said in a statement.

"The UK is working closely with its partners to prevent a wide range of individuals connected with Iran's nuclear enrichment and weaponization programs from entering our countries," Foreign Secretary William Hague said."These include scientists, engineers and those procuring components," he added.

Hague said the measures were being coordinated with partners such as the United States and Canada.

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