Israel, U.S. Discuss Economic Measures to Fight Terrorism and the Iranian Threat

[AP/Jerusalem Post] U.S. Undersecretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Stuart Levey held a series of meetings in Jerusalem Sunday focusing on how to get the world's financial institutions to cut business ties with Iran. The U.S. strategy that Levey is spearheading is to work outside the context of the Security Council to engage the private sector and let it know about the risks of doing business with Teheran. The feeling among key officials in both Jerusalem and Washington is that the financial measures have had an impact and that these moves placed the international community "on the right path."

2007-03-05 01:00:00

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