Skip to comments.US, Russia close on Iran sanctions
Posted on 04/09/2010 7:01:51 AM PDT by myknowledge
THE White House is rushing to complete an agreement on new sanctions against Tehran, but could be forced to accept limits demanded by Russia to avoid "a slap, a blow, a huge shock for the whole (Iranian) society".
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, in private talks with Barack Obama yesterday, put strict limits on what Moscow would accept in punishing Iran for its nuclear program.
Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov underlined Russia's concerns, warning that Moscow had ruled out sanctions on petrol and other oil products.
"These types of things that shock the fundaments of a society or country are something that we definitely are not prepared to consider," Mr Ryabkov said.
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The only new sanctions are in dreams but not barrys or putins.
Without China on borad..It’s all crap....