'Noncompliance will have consequences'

US undersecretary of state warns Iran to comply with int'l demands on uranium enrichment program.

William Burns  224.88 (photo credit: AP)
William Burns 224.88
(photo credit: AP)
US Undersecretary of State William Burns is warning ofconsequences if it does not comply with international solutions to limit itsuranium enrichment program.
Burns is in for talkswith Russian officials on a range of issues, including , and .
He said in an interview with the independent Gazeta.ruportal on Thursday that "we will ... need to begin to look at ways inwhich we can make clear the consequences of not responding constructively"to proposals on how can develop a peaceful nuclear program.
His remarks were posted on the US Embassy's Web site.
Burns represents the at meetings of the six-nation group trying topersuade to stop defying U.N. Security Council demands that it mothball its uraniumenrichment program
The group is scheduled discuss that at the United Nations in onSaturday.