Now Reading:

Iran says it will reopen door to diplomacy

world news

Iran says it will reopen door to diplomacy


The President of the Iranian Parliament, Ali Larijani, has re-opened the door to international diplomacy. He is suggesting the nuclear issue could still be regulated by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the IAEA.
It is a contradictory attitude to a day ago, when Iran, in defiance of an IAEA censure, announced it intended to build 10 new uranium enrichment plants and expand its atomic programme. The IAEA recently rebuked Iran for building a nuclear plant in secret in a mountain bunker.
Analysts say extra plants have probably been planned for a while but the timing of the announcement is more an act of bravado for Iran’s domestic audience.
Other experts dismiss the plans, claiming the country is incapable of building ten such plants.
Politically, Washington is threatening harsher sanctions.

Every story can be told in many ways: see the perspectives from Euronews journalists in our other language teams.

Next Article