To support this effort, the U.S. mission to the U.N. will present a
paper by the end of this week to the five permanent members of the
Security Council plus Germany with elements of the proposed new
sanctions on Iran, according to U.S. officials and a senior Western
diplomat. The six nations will then have a conference call on Friday to
discuss the ideas, the officials said.
The U.S. ideas will build on three rounds of existing U.N. sanctions
on Iran and will target individuals and business interests,
particularly those tied of the Revolutionary Guards, said these
U.S. officials believe the IRGC is playing a leading role in Iran’s
nuclear program, as well as the country’s crackdown on democracy
activists disputing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s June re-election..
Mrs. Clinton met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Wednesday in
London and both signaled afterwards that time was running short for