05 March 2010

USA Asks For Brazilian Support on Iranian Sanctions. Brazil Says, Go To Hell.

It seems that many countries are happy to see tensions increase. Another reason why we should not, as some suggest, turn our foreign policy over to the UN.

BBC: Brazil rebuffs US pressure for Iran sanctions

Brazil will not bow to pressure from the US to support further sanctions against Iran over its nuclear work, the country's foreign minister has said.

Celso Amorim told US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Brazil wanted to see further negotiations on the issue before it would support sanctions.

Brazil is currently a member of the UN Security Council.

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