By Edith M. Lederer
4:12 a.m. March 22, 2007
UNITED NATIONS – Six powers seeking new sanctions against Iran hoped to persuade all 15 nations on the U.N. Security Council to back the proposed punitive measures.
France's U.N. Ambassador Jean-Marc de La Sabliere said that “a large majority” of the nations support the resolution drawn up by the United States and its European allies – Britain, France and Germany – along with Russia and China