White House: Deadline for Iran until end of 2009

Published December 3rd, 2009 - 04:14 GMT

Time is running out for Iran to avoid sanctions over its nuclear works, a White House spokesman said on Thursday. According to him, Tehran's deadline is still the end of the year for responding to international demands.

"Time is running out. That deadline is the end of the year," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs stated, according to Reuters.


These comments come one day after , Iran's president declared that his country will enrich uranium to a much higher level. "I declare here that with the grace of God, the Iranian nation will produce 20 percent fuel and anything it needs itself," Ahmadinejad told a cheering crowd in the central city of Isfahan.

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