Merkel, Sarkozy urge international pressure on Iran over nuclear program

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December 6, 2007 20:54

Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday Iran was still a "danger," and she and French President Nicolas Sarkozy called for continued international pressure on Tehran over its nuclear program. "I think we are in a process and that Iran continues to pose a danger," Merkel said at a joint news conference with Sarkozy in Paris, in response to a new US intelligence report indicating Iran stopped nuclear weapons development in 2003. She and Sarkozy urged a two-pronged approach of pressure and negotiations with Iran.


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