Clinton Hopes To Change Brazil's Mind On Iran Sanctions
RFE/RL via payvand / Heather Maher

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Brazil today and although the stop is just one of six on her Latin American tour, her agenda in Brasilia sets it apart from all the others.

Clinton has made no secret of the fact that her top priority in Brazil is to convince President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to drop his opposition to a new round of sanctions against Iran in the UN Security Council.

Speaking to the Senate Foreign Relations committee on February 24, Clinton told legislators that "Iran is at the top" of her agenda these days as international momentum for sanctions increases.

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