Bipartisan group of 44 US urge Obama to change tack on Iran unless it agrees to immediate steps to curb enrichment activity.
A bipartisan slate of 44 US Senators urged US President Barack Obama to reconsider talks with Iran unless it agrees to immediate steps to curb its enrichment activity.
“Steps it must take immediately are shutting down of the Fordow facility, freezing enrichment above 5 percent, and shipping all uranium enriched above 5 percent out of the country,” said the letter sent Friday to Obama and initiated by Sens. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.).
The Fordow facility is a reinforced enrichment plant revealed in 2009 by western powers based on information from their intelligence agencies. Read more.