Bush, Sarkozy Warn Iran Over Spurned Nuke Offer

Tehran turns down 6-nation deal to stop enriching uranium
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 14, 2008 8:09 PM CDT
Bush, Sarkozy Warn Iran Over Spurned Nuke Offer
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, walks with U.S. President George Bush from the Elysee Palace in Paris, Saturday, June 14, 2008.    (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, Pool)

Iran said no to an incentive offer today to stop making uranium, sparking a warning from President Bush and Nicolas Sarkozy not to build nuclear weapons, the AP reports. "Our allies understand that a nuclear-armed Iran is incredibly destabilizing," Bush said. Even before an EU official delivered the six-nation offer of economic, educational, and other rewards, Tehran had rejected it. (More Nicolas Sarkozy stories.)

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