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Iran: Nuclear Power

Volume 508: debated on Monday 22 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he is having with his international counterparts on Iran’s nuclear ambitions and capability. (323501)

Addressing Iran’s nuclear ambitions and capability is one of the UK’s top foreign policy concerns, and others in the international community share this assessment. Iran must restore the international community’s confidence in its nuclear programme. I discuss the issue with international counterparts regularly. My right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary discussed the importance of the dual track approach of engagement and pressure with Foreign Minister Yang, State Councillor Dai and Premier Wen in Beijing on 16 March.