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Iran still seeking nuclear weapons – Armitage

Iran is still seeking to acquire nuclear weapons, despite commitments to the contrary made to the international community, Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage said. “We have been following the question of Iran pretty closely and there’s no doubt in our mind that Iran continues to pursue a nuclear weapons program,” Armitage said in an interview with Washington’s Salem Radio Network. Earlier Thursday, US Under Secretary of State for Disarmament John Bolton made a similar comment in Berlin. Iran has “not been fully forthcoming with their arrangement with the IAEA and we need to continue our effort, along with our European friends, to gain compliance,” Armitage said, referring to the International Atomic Energy Agency. Full Story

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