Six countries agreed to impose a third round of U.N. sanctions against Iran unless the country addresses their concerns about its nuclear program this month this month.
U.S. officials said Friday that Russia and China were keeping the U.N. Security Council from moving quickly enough toward a third set of sanctions over Iran's refusal to halt uranium enrichment.
Six world powers holding talks in London on Iran's nuclear programme agreed Friday to push towards a third round of UN sanctions against Tehran if the stand-off persisted.
The prospect of a stronger economy and word of possible new U.N. sanctions against Iran sent crude oil futures back above $96 a barrel Friday, while retail gasoline prices extended their own march higher.
Democrat Barack Obama Friday promised an "aggressive" diplomatic drive and face-to-face talks with Iran's leaders if he is elected US president, igniting a new 2008 campaign foreign policy row.
Six world powers agreed on Friday to push ahead with a third round of U.N. sanctions against Iran unless reports this month indicate Tehran has tried to address their concerns about its nuclear program.
Iran would be ready to join a body that would provide enriched uranium for Middle East users, an Iranian official said on Friday, after Saudi Arabia proposed it as a way to defuse Tehran's nuclear row with the West.
Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Rudy Giuliani criticized Senator Barack Obama for saying the U.S. should hold talks with Iran, calling the Illinois Democrat's stance ``naÃ¯ve'' and ``sad.''
The United States on Friday urged China and Russia to make a stronger effort toward agreeing a new set of sanctions on Iran, after what Washington said was a disappointing response by the two countries in major power talks in London.
The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council agreed Friday to move toward a third set of sanctions against Iran if the country does not answer key questions on its nuclear program, the British Foreign Office said.