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URGENT ¥¥¥ US expands sanctions on Iran to press nuclear case

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The United States on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran to choke off its oil income, saying it was necessary to increase the pressure on Tehran over its suspected nuclear weapons program.

"So long as Iran continues to fail to address the concerns of the international community about its nuclear program, the US will impose tighter sanctions and intensify the economic pressure against the Iranian regime," said US Treasury official David Cohen.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/urgent-us-expands-sanctions-iran-press-nuclear-case