"On a less encouraging note, none of us earlier this year appreciated the extent of Iranian involvement in Iraq, something about which we and Iraq's leaders all now have greater concern. . . . It is increasingly apparent to both coalition and Iraqi leaders that Iran, through the use of this Quds...
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Iran had to meet Security Council demands to suspend its enrichment programs and move beyond simple cooperation with United Nations nuclear inspectors.
The United States and UN nuclear chief Mohamed ElBaradei closed ranks Monday in urging Iran to meet a timetable to resolve key nuclear questions and to do more to show the world it does not seek the bomb.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday Iran had to meet Security Council demands to suspend its enrichment programs and not only cooperate with U.N. nuclear inspectors.
The United States and European Union on Monday backed efforts to get Iran to reveal details of past nuclear activities, but suggested concerns about Tehran's intentions will ease only if it also scraps technology that can be used to make atomic bombs.
The U.N. nuclear watchdog director said on Monday Iran must take measures well beyond its limited plan for atomic transparency in order to remove distrust in its nuclear intentions.
The US military said on Monday that it is to build a base on Iraq's border with Iran to stem what it charges is rampant smuggling of weapons and fighters.
The Pentagon is preparing to build a military base near the Iraq-Iran border to try to curtail the flow of advanced Iranian weaponry to Shiite militants across Iraq, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday in its online edition.
The United States said Monday it would "press for rapid cooperation" from Iran on a UN timetable for answering key questions about its nuclear programme.
The United States said Monday it would "press for rapid cooperation" from Iran on a UN nuclear watchdog agreement for answers to questions that raise suspicions Tehran seeks the bomb.