Iran Nuclear NewsComments on Iran by new British Foreign Secretary

Comments on Iran by new British Foreign Secretary

-

Iran Focus: London, May 09 – The new British Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett said on Tuesday that Iran must comply with the demands of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Iran Focus

London, May 09 – The new British Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett said on Tuesday that Iran must comply with the demands of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

At a press conference in New York Beckett commented on the Iran nuclear issue as follows (as appears on UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office website):

Margaret Beckett:
You’re inviting me to, to tread down the path of talking about military action. I’m not going to do that. People, everybody expresses their view, their, their stance in their own way. The way that I choose to express it is that it’s not the intention, it is not anybody’s intention to take the course of military action and that I think is, is simple and straight forward and clear.

I think the, the clear issue is everybody wants, every, everybody believes that Iran should and must move in to compliance with the view and the recommendation and the requirements of the IAEA Board. Everybody wants to find a way to achieve that. It may be that sanctions have to be applied. No one wants to apply sanctions if it’s not necessary.

But what everybody wants is to get Iran to recognise that the international community is serious in its insistence that we, we can not continue with the assumption that Iran can just continue to flout the (indistinct) community, the international community in this way.

Margaret Beckett:
It’s my first full day, tackling what’s a hugely important and, and difficult issue which I suppose is, is characteristic for this portfolio. But, my task in tackling it is made much easier by the huge amount of detailed and, and skilled work that’s been done by my, by my predecessor, Jack Straw.

Latest news

Iran and Hezbollah Face Blame for Dual Financial Crises

The United States Treasury Department announced on Friday, January 21, that it would be enforcing sanctions on three Lebanese...

Iran – Conflicting State Policies Deepen Social Crises

The Iranian regime has decided to spend about $800 million to encourage more childbirths in 2022 in an attempt...

NCRI Hosts Conference in France To Address the Need To Hold the Iranian Regime Accountable for Its Crimes

On January 17, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) hosted a conference in Auvers-sur-Oise, north of Paris,...

Iran’s Regime Tries To Whitewash Its Crimes

Iran’s State Prisons and Security and Corrective Measures Organization, which is under the supervision of the Judiciary, has distributed...

Iran: Raisi’s Six-Month Economic Record Contrasts Sharply With His 7,000-Page Program

In the summer of 2021, the Iran regime’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei installed the infamous Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi...

Iran’s Export in the Casino of the State Mafia

The Chairman of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Mohammad Khansari, has stated that the total volume of exports of...

Must read

Kerry asks for patience on U.S. Iran sanctions before election

Reuters: Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday asked...

Iran raises the nuclear stakes after being reported to UN

The Sunday Telegraph: Iran escalated its nuclear showdown with...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you