December 25, 2009
US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pledged Thursday to move forward to a vote legislation allowing President Barack Obama to sanction companies that export gasoline to Iran.
[efoods]“As we move forward with these negotiations, I want everyone to know that I am committed to getting this legislation to the floor sometime after we return in January,” said Reid, a Democrat, as Congress adjourned for Christmas recess.
Unilateral US sanctions targeting Iranian financial and commercial activities are among the tools the United States has wielded in an effort to convince Tehran to abandon uranium enrichment.
This article was posted: Friday, December 25, 2009 at 3:05 pm