Clinton Threatens Sanctions If Iran Won't Come to Table
By Harry Kimball, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2009 12:23 PM CDT
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks at a ceremony at Iran's nuclear enrichment facility in Natanz.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Hillary Clinton said today that the US is “laying the groundwork” for sanctions against Iran if it doesn’t participate in nuclear talks, the BBC reports. The secretary of State said a rebuff of US overtures or continued enrichment would lead to a “very tough” response. Iran is engaged in discussions with other nations and has continued to enrich uranium despite UN sanctions.

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