LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) Britain said today it backed Washington's decision to impose new sanctions on Iran and vowed to take the lead in pulling together a third round of United Nations Security Council sanctions.
''We endorse the US administration's efforts to apply further pressure on the Iranian regime,'' a Foreign Office spokesman said.
''We are prepared to lead the way to a third resolution of sanctions and at the same time support tougher European Union sanctions.'' In a bid to pressure Tehran to halt its nuclear programme, the United States earlier designated Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps a proliferator of weapons of mass destruction and its elite Qods force a supporter of terrorism.
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