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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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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.