No. 13/14

25-December-1995/1 January 1996


US Senate Passes D'Amato's Iran Oil Sanctions Act, Tacks Libya To It

The US Senate voted to approve the Iran Oil Sanctions Act of 1995 on 20 December after adding an amendment to the bill that would impose the same sanctions against Libya. In its current state, the bill is designed to obstruct foreign firms from doing business with both Iran and Libya in a way that would assist either country in the development of their...