Iran issue discussed in Obama, Netanyahu meeting

2013-10-29 04:57:52 | Al Muslim News
 Iran issue discussed in Obama, Netanyahu meeting

 

US President Barack Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and discussed about Iran's nuclear programme. A short statement issued by White House said that the two leaders discussed Iran, Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts and other issues. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Sunday that Iran is capable of converting low-grade uranium to its nuclear weapons program. "The important part stems from technological improvements which allow Iran to enrich uranium from 3.5 percent to 90 percent in a number of weeks," his office quoted him as saying at a cabinet meeting. Israeli leadership is demanding increased pressure on Iran and has expressed skepticism about a diplomatic opening pioneered by new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani which he has called a "charm offensive." Iran is to hold a new round of talks on the issue with six world powers in Geneva on November 7-8. This follows a round this month that resumed long stalled negotiations..

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