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Iran sanctions top concern at G-8 meeting
Posted on 29 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

OTTAWA - (AP) Iran's nuclear program is of "critical concern" and will top the agenda when foreign ministers from the Group of Eight nations meet Monday to discuss global security, Canada's foreign minister said. Foreign Minister... Read More

Iran center stage at nuclear treaty conference
Posted on 4 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS - (AP) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad seized center stage at the opening of a monthlong debate at the United Nations on how to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. But behind the scenes, U.N. Security Council powers were discussing... Read More

First talks on new Iran sanctions resolution
Posted on 9 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS - (AP) Ambassadors from China and five major powers met for the first time Thursday to discuss possible new sanctions against Iran, which is refusing to suspend uranium enrichment and start negotiations on its suspect nuclear program. ... Read More

France opposes Iranian's extradition to US
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

PARIS - (AP) France on Wednesday voiced its opposition to a U.S. extradition request for an Iranian accused of evading export controls to purchase technology over the Internet to sell to Iran's military. The United States is seeking the extradition... Read More

Obama's nuclear summit yields early dividends
Posted on 13 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) President Barack Obama's nuclear summit has paid early dividends: China's agreement to work with the U.S. on possible sanctions against Iran and Ukraine's decision to rid itself of nuclear bomb-making materials. Obama... Read More

Iran, US take their nuclear cases to UN stage
Posted on 3 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UNITED NATIONS - (AP) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad brings his nuclear case to New York on Monday, turning a U.N. treaty conference into a stage for Tehran's long-running showdown with the Western powers over its uranium enrichment program... Read More

Iran top nuclear envoy arrives in China for talks
Posted on 1 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BEIJING - (AP) Iran's top nuclear negotiator arrived Thursday for talks with Chinese officials, just after Beijing appeared to drop its opposition to possible new U.N. sanctions against Tehran over its uranium enrichment program. China has veto... Read More