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Security Council to Vote on Lifting Iraq Sanctions

The U.N. Security Council is expected to approve a resolution that would end more than a decade of sanctions against Iraq, after France and Russia announce their support. The resolution would also allow the United States and Britain to run the country and use oil profits to fund reconstruction until a new government is established. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.

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Vicky O'Hara
Victoria (Vicky) O'Hara is a diplomatic correspondent for NPR. Her coverage of the State Department and foreign policy issues can be heard on the award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition as well as on NPR's newscasts.