Hamid Dabashi, pro-opposition Iranian blogger based in New York
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Iran sanctions: Voices of doubt

Tehran has hit back at new sanctions being imposed by the EU and Canada, saying they will only complicate Iran's international relations.

International voices have added to doubts over the power of sanctions, with many suggesting they could actually worsen the situation in Iran.

Barbara Plett reports from New York.

  • 27 Jul 2010