Biden prods Turkey on new Iran sanctions

03.12.2011                      07.Kislev. 5772                      Wajeze

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Biden prods Turkey on new Iran sanctions

"We continue to support a diplomatic solution to our concerns with Iran," says US vice president in interview with Turkish paper.

US Vice President Joe Biden has urged Turkey to pass new sanctions against Iran, increasing pressure on Washington's Middle East ally to join a tightening web of sanctions aimed at forcing Tehran to stop work on its nuclear activities.
Turkey, a Muslim NATO member that aspires to join the European Union, has deepened economic and financial ties with its neighbor Iran in recent years, despite Western efforts to put the squeeze on the Islamic Republic….