Key elements of UN Iran resolution

The UNSC imposes new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, expanding on sanctions approved in December.

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March 24, 2007 23:11
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Key elements of UN Iran resolution

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The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, expanding on sanctions approved in December. The key points of the two measures: LATEST RESOLUTION:

  • A ban on Iranian arms exports and on any country buying Iranian weapons.
  • A call on all nations "to exercise vigilance and restraint" in supplying tanks, combat aircraft and other heavy weapons to Iran.
  • An asset freeze on 15 individuals and 13 organizations and companies.
  • A call on all governments and financial institutions not to make any new commitments "of grants, financial assistance, or concessional loans" to the Iranian government.
  • A call on all countries to exercise "vigilance and restraint" on the entry or transit through their territory of the individuals who provide support or are involved with Iran's nuclear activities.
  • A requirement that all countries report the transit or entry of any of people whose assets have been frozen to the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against Iran. DECEMBER 23 RESOLUTION:
  • Demanded that Iran suspend all enrichment and reprocessing-related activities.
  • Banned Iran from exporting a lengthy list of items related to its nuclear and missile programs.
  • Ordered all countries to stop supplying Iran with a lengthy list of materials and technology that could contribute to its nuclear and missile programs.
  • Imposed an asset freeze on 10 companies and 12 individuals related to those programs.
  • Banned technical or financial assistance to Iran for its nuclear or missile programs.
  • Called on all states "to exercise vigilance" regarding the entry or transit through their territory of the Iranians on the UN list.
  • Asked all countries to notify the Security Council sanctions committee when those Iranians show up in their country.
  • Limited the International Atomic Energy Agency's technical cooperation with Iran to food, agricultural, medical, safety and other humanitarian purposes.
  • Called on all countries to prevent specialized teaching and training for Iraqis that would help develop the country's nuclear program.


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