UNSC approves new sanctions against Iran for refusing to halt enrichment

The UN Security Council has approved a third round of sanctions against Iran with near unanimous support. The move Monday sends a strong signal to Tehran that its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment is unacceptable and becoming increasingly costly. The vote was 14-0 with one abstention from Indonesia. Iran's UN Ambassador Mohammad Khazee told the council just before the vote that the government would not comply with the "unlawful action" against its "peaceful nuclear program."