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Posted on 06/09/2010 9:16:42 PM PDT by Steelfish
Iranian Leader Dismisses U.N. Sanctions as 'Annoying Flies' June 09, 2010
UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.S. and its allies scored a long-sought victory Wednesday by pushing through new U.N. sanctions over Iran's nuclear program, punishments Tehran dismissed as "annoying flies, like a used tissue."
The sanctions target Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard, ballistic missiles and nuclear-related investments. Oil exports, the lifeblood of Iran's economy, are not affected because targeting them would have cost the U.S. essential support from Russia and China.
President Barack Obama said the sanctions are the toughest Iran has ever faced. They required several months of difficult negotiations by the five veto-wielding permanent U.N. Security Council members the U.S., Russia, China, Britain and France and non-member Germany. This is the fourth round of sanctions aimed at getting Iran into serious discussions on its nuclear ambitions.
"Actions do have consequences, and today the Iranian government will face some of those consequences," Obama said. He left the door open to diplomacy but said Iran "will find itself more isolated, less prosperous and less secure" unless it meets its obligations under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on an official visit in Tajikistan, dismissed the new resolution. "From right and from left, they adopt sanctions, but for us they are annoying flies, like a used tissue," he said.
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I wonder when the UN inspectors will come in and Olbermann will chide Obama for not listening to them? Oh, that’ll never, ever happen.
H KKKlintler put the ****ers on quadruple secret probation??
Sodom Hussein and kiM Jong I’ll redux
They better be careful! We have a President who “kicks ass”!
The Camel Cowboys are feeling their oats.
Hard to disagree with Nutjob on that one.
we need to use the Neutron Bomb on Qum
at the next big meeting of the Mullaocracy