German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the West was ready to push for harsher penalties to prevent Teheran from developing nuclear arms.
"It is a must to prevent Iran from having nuclear weapons," she said, alluding to international concerns that Teheran's civilian program could be used to declare such arms.
Merkel spoke at a meeting of world leaders at the Munich Security Conference.
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