Mohamed ElBaradei?s deal with Iran is one of the biggest gambles of his 10 years as head of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Even as the U.S. is pushing for new sanctions against Iran, officials say existing sanctions aren?t being enforced because they lack adequate information.
France's foreign minister warned Sunday that the world should prepare for war if Iran obtains nuclear weapons and said European leaders were considering their own economic sanctions against the Islamic country.
TEHRAN, Sept. 16 -- It is Iran's version of "Schindler's List," a miniseries about an Iranian diplomat in Paris who helps Jews escape the Holocaust -- and viewers across the country are riveted.
European leaders are considering their own economic sanctions against Iran over its refusal to forgo parts of its nuclear program, France's foreign minister said Sunday, indicating that U.N.-imposed penalties have not been effective.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday declared Iran had mastered nuclear technology and would never yield in the face of international pressure over its atomic drive.
French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said on Sunday his country must prepare for the possibility of war against Iran over its nuclear program, but he did not believe any such action was imminent.
The United States will stick to diplomatic and economic pressure to force Iran to halt its nuclear drive, but "all options are on the table," Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Sunday.
It is Iran's version of "Schindler's List," a miniseries that tells the tale of an Iranian diplomat in Paris who helps Jews escape the Holocaust — and viewers across the country are riveted.
The French attitude to Iran is part of Nicolas Sarkozy's new Atlanticist foreign policy, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.