President Barack Obama has personally appealed to senators to hold off on seeking additional sanctions on Iran while the U.S. and world powers negotiate a nuclear deal with Tehran.
Iran’s foreign minister says his there is no need for world powers to publicly acknowledge Iran’s “right” to uranium enrichment, offering a potential way to sidestep another sticking point on a possible nuclear deal when talks resume later this week.
Iran would open its nuclear facilities to international inspectors as part of negotiations with the United States on its enrichment program and those talks have the backing of the nation’s supreme leader, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Sunday.
Foreign ministers from the South American trade bloc Mercosur are expressing their indignation to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at alleged U.S. spying in the region and throughout the world.
North Korea vowed Tuesday to restart a nuclear reactor that can make one bomb’s worth of plutonium a year, escalating tensions already raised by near daily warlike threats against the United States and South Korea.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells a French newspaper that the Middle East would be relieved if the Jewish state took out Iran’s nuclear facilities.
Israel’s president believes the Iranian people should start a revolt to overthrow the Tehran regime.
British Prime Minister David Cameron warns Israel that now is not the time to launch a military strike against Iran.