Lawmakers Postpone Iran Sanctions Bill For UN Action

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 3:34 PM EDT) -- U.S. lawmakers working to reconcile legislation that would impose tougher sanctions on Iran have postponed their efforts briefly while the United Nations works toward a resolution on sanctions aimed at thwarting Iran's nuclear ambitions.

In a joint statement Tuesday, Senate Banking Committee chairman Chris Dodd, D-Conn., and House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Howard Berman, D-Calif., who are heading the effort to merge Iran sanctions legislation passed by both the House and the Senate, said the progress last week in negotiations at the U.N. Security Council inspired...
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