US, EU press Iran on nuclear program
WASHINGTON (AFP) Jun 20, 2005
The United States and the European Union jointly urged Iran Monday to freeze uranium enrichment and reprocessing and to work with the UN atomic energy watchdog amid concerns Tehran seeks nuclear weapons.
"We remain united in our determination to see the proliferation implications of Iran's advanced nuclear program resolved," they said in a joint statement released by the European Union after the annual US-EU summit.
The two sides also recommitted themselves to diplomatic efforts led by Britain, France and Germany to make sure Iran does not acquire nuclear arms. Tehran has denied US charges that its civilian program is cover for weapons development.All rights reserved. © 2005 Agence France-Presse. Sections of the information displayed on this page (dispatches, photographs, logos) are protected by intellectual property rights owned by Agence France-Presse. As a consequence, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, transmit, publish, display or in any way commercially exploit any of the content of this section without the prior written consent of Agence France-Presse.