US Senate passes sanctions on Central Bank of Iran

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Tough US sanctions on the Central Bank of Iran took another step towards becoming reality on Thursday, when the Senate unanimously approved a bill proposing them.

The economic sanctions would target the country's oil industry and ban foreign firms from doing business with the Iranian central bank.

Speaking in Washington, senator Mark Kirk, who co-sponsored the Bill introducing the measures with senator Robert Menendez, said the change would force financial institutions and other businesses to

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