US undersecretary of state calls for new sanctions against Iran

September 19, 2007 14:29

US Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns on Wednesday called on members of the UN Security Council and allies of the United States to help push for a third round of sanctions against Iran over its disputed atomic work. "We are going ahead to try to sanction Iran again, and we hope very much to have the support of Russia and China and the other countries in the Council for that," Burns told reporters in Ankara. "We have very strong support of France and Britain in this respect."

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