Obama calls French, Russian presidents to reaffirm commitment to Iran plan
Obama calls French, Russ
US President Barack Obama called French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday, to reaffirm their commitment to a UN-backed plan that would ship most of Iran's uranium abroad for enrichment. The three presidents endorsed the proposal this week as a means of calming fears in the West that Iran is developing a nuclear weapon. Iran has not said whether it will comply. The Teheran government insists its nuclear program is aimed at generating power and not building a weapon. The White House said that Obama thanked Sarkozy and Medvedev for their help in addressing the issue and discussed the importance of implementing it soon.
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