Reuters: Richard Perle, a key architect of the U.S.-led war against Iraq, said on Saturday the West should not make the mistake of waiting too long to use military force if Iran comes close to getting an atomic weapon.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 04 Iran will begin uranium enrichment and end its voluntary cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency immediately on the basis of a presidential directive issued by hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the government-run Mehr news agency reported on Saturday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 04 Iran announced on Saturday that it would immediately take steps to resume uranium enrichment and end snap inspection of its nuclear sites after the 35-nation board of governors of the United Nations nuclear watchdog adopted a resolution reporting the Islamic Republic to the Security Council for breaches of its international obligations regarding its suspected nuclear weapons program.
Iran Focus: London, Feb. 04 Britain welcomed on Saturday the adoption of a resolution by the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency to report Iran to the United Nations Security Council, describing it as significant.
Reuters: The board of the U.N. nuclear watchdog voted on Saturday to report Iran to the U.N. Security Council because of suspicions it is trying to make atomic weapons, a diplomat who was in the session said.
AP: He wants Israel wiped off the face of the earth, dismisses the Holocaust as a myth and defies the world by pushing ahead with a nuclear program. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's fiery rhetoric has found instant appeal among some Arabs, who consider him a hero for standing up to Israel and the West. But not everyone is cheering the hard-line leader.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 03 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed on Friday that the Islamic Republic would pursue its nuclear program to the end, adding that Tehran would never back down in the face of international pressure.
Reuters: The U.N. nuclear watchdog deferred until Saturday a vote to report Iran to the U.N. Security Council over fears it is seeking atomic bombs, as the European Union lobbied developing nations to back the measure.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 03 Iran would no longer consider a proposal by Russia aimed at averting a diplomatic showdown on the international scene over Tehrans suspected nuclear weapons work if the United Nations nuclear watchdog referred the Islamic Republics nuclear file to the Security Council, a top Iranian nuclear negotiator said on Friday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Feb. 03 Irans former President Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani warned the 35-nation board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency not to make the mistake of reporting the Islamic Republics nuclear file to the United Nations Security Council.