Unformatted text preview: travel bans, the freezing of assets of those involved in the program, and tightened security on Iranian financial institutions. In December 2006 and March 2007 the Security Council voted unanimously to impose sanctions to stop Iran from enriching uranium. The measures now being taken will continue to tighten previous sanctions. To further security, the new sanctions, for the first time will allow inspections of cargo on aircraft and vessels as well as banning all trade and supply of so-called dual-use items, materials and technologies that can have both civilian and military uses. However, Iran ignored the previous sanctions and states that the case against its nuclear program is closed and will not be swayed by these new sanctions. (Hoge 2008)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course POLS 140 taught by Professor Zwin during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Potsdam.
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