International sanctions hit Iranian economy
There is clear evidence that international sanctions are now having an impact on the Iranian economy. The government is slashing subsidies on food - doubling the cost of bread. The decision comes just a day after fuel prices surged by 400%.
Security forces have flooded the capital in a warning to people not to protest. The sanctions have been intensifying as part of the continuing pressure to get the Iranians to stop uranium enrichment.
James Reynolds reports.
20 Dec 2010