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UN nuclear watchdog to review Iran and Libya

The UN nuclear watchdog meets next week as the United States vows to keep up pressure on Iran to answer claims that it is secretly developing nuclear weapons. US Undersecretary of State John Bolton said in Lisbon Thursday that Washington would not seek a referral to the United Nations Security Council that could lead to sanctions over Iran’s continuing failure to declare possibly weapons-related activities. But he said: “We are absolutely determined not to reduce the pressure on Iran.” The bottom line is that the United States does not have the backing at the watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) 35-nation board of governors to take the matter to the Council when the board begins a regular meeting in Vienna on Monday. Full Story

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