U.N. Unanimously Approves Iraq Resolution

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The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves a resolution intended to cement the authority and legitimacy of Iraq's interim government. The final resolution comes after concerns regarding security prompted five re-writes. The text now calls for the U.S.-led multinational force to dissolve after an election of a democratic government or earlier. NPR's Vicky O'Hara reports.



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