WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior U.S. officials will consult allies in Europe next week on ways to intensify pressure on Iran amid suspicions Tehran is trying to evade sanctions by concealing the origin of financial transactions.
U.S. officials, wanting to keep up financial pressure on Iran, plan to meet with European allies next week.
Senior U.S. officials will consult allies in Europe next week on ways to intensify pressure on Iran amid efforts by Tehran to evade existing sanctions by concealing the origin of financial transactions.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice described Iran as "increasingly dangerous" and refused to rule out US military action if Tehran refuses to suspend its nuclear program.
Iran expects the United Nations to hold off on new sanctions while Tehran pursues new talks with the UN atomic agency about its disputed nuclear work, a senior Iranian official said Friday.
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By JEANNINE AVERSA U.S. officials, wanting to keep up financial pressure on Iran, plan to meet with European allies next week. Although a range of issues related to thwarting terrorist financiers is expected to be discussed, much of the talks with government officials and representatives of financial institutions will center on Iran, said Stuart Levey, Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and ...
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