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  9/14/2011, Elul 15, 5771

West Dismisses Iran's Nuclear Overtures

Western powers said on Wednesday there was growing evidence suggesting Iran was working to develop a nuclear missile and a recent "charm offensive" by Tehran failed to address those fears.

Statements by Britain, Germany, France and the United States at a board meeting of the UN nuclear watchdog made clear they were not impressed with an Iranian effort to show increased openness about its disputed atomic activities.