France wants to convene UNSC over IAEA report

November 9, 2011 09:47

PARIS - France wants to bring together members of the UN Security Council in light of the International Atomic Energy Agency report saying Iran has worked to develop an atomic bomb design.

"Convening of the UN Security Council is called for," Foreign Minister Alain Juppe told RFI radio, adding that pressure needed to be ramped up on Iran and that France was willing to go further with sanctions.

"We cannot accept this situation which is a threat," said Juppe.

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