U.S. will seek triggers to reimpose sanctions on Iran: Rice




 
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U.S. will seek triggers to reimpose sanctions on Iran: Rice
 
December 23rd, 2013  
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U.S. will seek triggers to reimpose sanctions on Iran: Rice
By Ros Krasny HONOLULU (Reuters) - The United States and its allies will have ways to reimpose sanctions on Iran if the Islamic Republic is caught making bombs after striking a deal to freeze its nuclear program, national security adviser Susan Rice said on Sunday. In an interview on the CBS news program "60 Minutes," Rice rejected the idea that, once relaxed, the economic sanctions on Tehran would be hard to reinstate. Any United Nations Security Council resolution that enshrines a final nuclear deal with Iran - not the interim six-month deal signed in Geneva in November - could have triggers to automatically reimpose sanctions on Iran if they violate the deal, she said. The United States does not want Iran to be "in a position to race towards a bomb undetected." Rice said it was still unclear if Iran was hurting enough from existing sanctions on its oil exports and other industries to give up its nuclear ambitions in a "verifiable way." "We don't know.




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