Reuters: World powers said on Wednesday they would refer Iran to the United Nations Security Council after Tehran failed to respond quickly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jul. 12 Hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday that the world will soon witness the demise of Israel, the government-run news agency Fars reported.
Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Iran's refusal to accept an international incentives offer to negotiate curbs on its nuclear program will force major powers to decide on Wednesday to deal with the Islamic Republic at the U.N. Security Council.
Washington Post - Editorial: Two months ago Russia and China blocked action at the United Nations against Iran's nuclear program. In deference to Russian and Chinese concerns, the United States and the European Union agreed to give diplomacy another chance, even though Iran had spurned an earlier attempt at negotiation.
New York Times: Five weeks after the worlds major powers offered Iran economic and political rewards if it agreed to freeze important nuclear activities, Iran has neither accepted nor rejected the offer, nor even set a date for when it would respond. And it has argued that the United States and its allies have set unrealistic preconditions for talks.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jul. 11 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday that Tehran would not back down an iota over its nuclear activities one day after U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza demanded an authoritative response from the Islamic Republic to a UN Security Council package of incentives in return for it to suspend uranium enrichment.
AFP: Iranian opposition supporters held a small but noisy protest in Brussels on Tuesday demanding sanctions against Tehran to get it to curb its nuclear plans, as a key Iranian official held talks with the EU.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jul. 11 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad demanded on Tuesday that the West ends its support for Israel before it was too late, warning that otherwise it would face the wrath of nations in the Middle East. His comments were aired on state television.
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