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
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)
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(Newser) – 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.