So, to summarise, no UN sanctions likely, and EU ones seem iffy - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Richard Pearce
    • 14.03.10 | 14:54 (IST)

    The UN ones face three hurdles, each bigger than the last. First, getting Russia not to veto, then getting China not to veto, then scraping up the 9 votes in favour. As for the EU ones, while there are a few strong lobbyists for sanctions, there seems to be opposition as well. There could be enough pressure from those lobbyists to overcome the resistance, but I'm thinking the most likely scenario is scattered countries unilaterally trying to sanction, while the rest wait for a mediator to recommend such, and if the mediator is someone like Brazil, no such recommendation will be forthcoming.

    from the article: France FM: UN sanctions on Iran not likely before June
    First published 13:57 14.03.10 | Last updated 13:57 14.03.10
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