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March 4, 2010
IN THIS ISSUE
  • "Provocative" Iran Invites More Sanctions
    Reuters
  • New Hurdle to Iran Sanctions
    The Wall Street Journal
  • Top Senators Weigh Nuke Treaty's Chances
    Foreign Policy
  • Syria Denies Concealing Nuclear Activities
    Associated Press
  • U.S. Envoy Calls for N.K. Return to 6-Way Talks
    The Korea Herald
  • U.S. Increasingly Wary as Burma Deepens Military Relationship with North Korea
    The Washington Post
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"Provocative" Iran Invites More Sanctions

Mark Heinrich, Reuters
KhameneiThe United States and European Union accused Iran of breaking nuclear transparency rules by escalating uranium enrichment without proper U.N. surveillance and said its "provocative" behaviour invited tougher sanctions. They spoke at a tense meeting Wednesday of governors of the United Nations nuclear agency, a day after the U.N. Security Council said it was ready to tackle Western powers' proposals for new sanctions on Iran, which China has so far resisted.
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New Hurdle to Iran Sanctions

Jay Solomon and John Lyons, The Wall Street Journal
The Obama administration, still struggling to win China's pivotal backing for a new round of United Nations sanctions against Iran, is increasingly worried about gaining the support of some other members of the U.N. Security Council, particularly Brazil, Turkey and Lebanon, according to U.S. and European officials.
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Top Senators Weigh Nuke Treaty's Chances

Josh Rogin, Foreign Policy
Congress could ratify a new nuclear treaty with Russia this year, although that is going to be no easy task, four leading senators told The Cable in separate, exclusive interviews Tuesday.
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Syria Denies Concealing Nuclear Activities

George Jahn, Associated Press
Syria on Thursday denied hiding nuclear activities from the world and said Israel was the source of suspicious uranium particles found at a Syrian desert complex bombed two years ago by the Jewish state.
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U.S. Envoy Calls for N.K. Return to 6-Way Talks

Kim Ji-hyun, The Korea Herald
Kathleen Stephens, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, yesterday called for North Korea to immediately return to the six-party talks on its denuclearization, saying the path to dialogue remains open.
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U.S. Increasingly Wary as Burma Deepens Military Relationship with North Korea

John Pomfret, The Washington Post
The Obama administration, concerned that Burma is expanding its military relationship with North Korea, has launched an aggressive campaign to persuade Burma's junta to stop buying North Korean military technology, U.S. officials said.
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