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UK's Straw to Press Iran on Weapons, Terrorism

British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw will visit Iran next week to press its leaders to cooperate urgently with United Nations’ demands on weapons inspections to dispel doubts over its nuclear ambitions. Straw — whose fourth visit to Iran in two years comes as international pressure grows on Tehran to prove its peaceful intentions — is not expected to give a deadline for signing up to an additional protocol on weapons inspections. But he will tell Iran there is a “sense of urgency” in the international community to see it address questions about its weapons, British officials said on Friday. Washington has accused Iran of seeking nuclear weapons. But Iran insists its nuclear sites are purely for domestic energy purposes. Full Story

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