Iran’s president Rrejects UN sanctions

The World

President Ahmadinejad of Iran has dismissed the latest United Nations sanctions against his country. He said that the resolution by the UN Security Council should be “thrown into the dustbin like a used handkerchief.” BBC Tehran correspondent, Jon Leyne, says this colorful response is a predictable one.

We speak with Jon Leyne about whether Iran will continue to cooperate with the UN’s nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, and how new sanctions will affect the Iranian economy.

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