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Obama Announces New Sanctions On Iran And Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama has announced strict new sanctions against Iran and Syria.

Speaking at the Holocaust Museum in Washington on April 23, Obama said the world must never again allow hatred to take root and spawn the "madness" of mass atrocities.

Obama told Holocaust survivors and their families that "national sovereignty is never a license to slaughter" people.

He said the "work will never be done" in preventing atrocities.

Obama said the United States has placed new sanctions on people and entities in Iran and Syria who use technology to target citizens and erode their human rights.

Obama also announced a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom for former Polish underground officer Jan Karski, who was among the first people to provide accounts of the Holocaust to the world during World War II.  

With reporting by AP
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by: diego from: chlenov
April 23, 2012 17:59
do these sanctions really work? i think israel should attack iran before it's too late
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by: William from: Aragon
April 23, 2012 23:42
An extension of this thinking is that everyone should attack everyone else "before it's too late". Half the population of Iran is under 25 - which means that their current government cannot last much longer.
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by: Justin
April 26, 2012 01:22
there will be no war between Israil an Iran......

by: Justin
April 24, 2012 01:00
They only saying that USA against to Iran, but they r cooperating each other, doing drag operation in Afganistan; USA producing drugs Iran distributed to Europe.
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by: RED
April 25, 2012 17:58
Can you make a complete sentence so we can understand the dumb comment you made.
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by: Justin
April 26, 2012 01:20
"Obama has announced strict new sanctions against Iran" that is nothing. just for diversionary tactics, but indeed by help of Iran USA conducting military operation in Afganistan and in Iraq.

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