Hollande, Obama say guarantees needed on Iran nuclear plans

PARIS - French President Francois Hollande and US counterpart Barack Obama are both determined to obtain guarantees from Iran that it will not seek to develop a nuclear weapon, the French president's office said on Wednesday.
"The two heads of state expressed their common will to obtain from Iran guarantees that it is definitively abandoning its military nuclear program," Hollande's office said in a statement after the two spoke on the telephone.
Tehran has long said its program is simply aimed at generating energy.
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