OIC: Iran-crisis must be resolved through IAEA

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June 21, 2006 16:49

Foreign ministers from member nations of the Organization of the Islamic Conference said Wednesday that the dispute over Iran's nuclear program needs to be resolved through the U.N. nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency. Tehran also has insisted the issue should be dealt with solely within the IAEA, but the United States and other Western countries have pushed for possible referral to the United Nations Security Council. In recent weeks Iran has indicated it might be is willing to negotiate the nuclear dispute with six world powers who have offered a package of rewards if halts uranium enrichment.


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