Gates: Only united int'l effort can stop Iran's nuclear ambitions

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October 16, 2007 03:56




The United States alone cannot force Iran to give up its nuclear ambitions, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said. Gates called Iran "an ambitious and fanatical theocracy," and said he has yet to find "the elusive Iranian moderate," according to remarks prepared for delivery Monday at the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs. "With a government of that nature, only a united front of nations will be able to exert enough pressure to make Iran abandon its nuclear aspirations - a source of great anxiety and instability in the region," Gates said.


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