U.N. Security Council Lifts Iraq Sanctions

The U.N. Security Council overwhelmingly approves a resolution ending more than a decade of sanctions against Iraq. It also gives the United States and Britain authority to run the country and use oil profits to fund reconstruction until a new Iraqi government is established. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.

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