To stop Iran achieving "critical capability" to produce nuclear weapons in the coming months, President Obama must impose "maximal" sanctions – that is the message of a new report issued in Washington by five senior non-proliferation specialists.
Will the United States be able to turn the beginning of 2013 into a turning point for it strategy toward Iran? The visible signs related to this premise have not been very promising so far.
Interview with Shahir ShahidSaless
A senior Iranian military official mocked Israeli Air Force commander's recent war rhetoric against Iran, and described it as the January lie.
Israel and the U.S. keep threatening Iran with a military attack although Iran doesn't have any facilities to even start building a nuclear weapon or is following up on a nuclear program according to American intelligence documents.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has reaffirmed Iran’s readiness to hold logical talks with the six major world powers (P5+1), saying Tehran is ready to allay international concerns over its nuclear energy program.