Wednesday, March 31, 2010

President Obama Calls For Iran Sanctions Within Weeks

Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant. Western governments fear Iran is using its nuclear programs to make weapons. Photo from Radio Free Europe

Obama Expects U.N. Sanctions on Iran to Be Approved Soon -- New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Obama predicted on Tuesday that he would be able to persuade the United Nations to “move forcefully” against Iran with new sanctions within weeks, not months, as he turned up the pressure on Tehran to back off its nuclear program.

“We think that we can get sanctions within weeks,” Mr. Obama told reporters after meeting at the White House with President Nicolas Sarkozy of France, who has been pressing for an aggressive approach to Iran.

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More News On The Movement Towards Iranian Sanctions

Obama wants U.N. sanctions on Iran in weeks -- Reuters
Obama and other world leaders press Iran on its nuclear program -- Washington Post
Obama Expects U.N. Sanctions on Iran to Be Approved Soon -- New York Times
Obama demands deadline for Iran -- Washington Times
Barack Obama: new sanctions on Iran in weeks -- Times Online
Iranian nukes -- UPI
G8 ministers to call for 'strong steps' over Iran's nuclear activity -- The Telegraph
G8 Foreign Ministers Back 'Strong Steps' on Iran -- Voice of America
G8 Pushes Iran Sanctions, Meets Resistance -- New American
Iran Sanctions Are Failing. What's Next? -- Danielle Pletka, Wall Street Journal

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