Bush and Sarkozy find common ground against Iran

By Tabassum Zakaria

November 7, 2007

MOUNT VERNON, Virginia (Reuters) – The U.S. and French presidents forged a common front against Iran’s nuclear ambitions on Wednesday, signaling a further warming of once-chilly relations between Washington and Paris. Sarkozy, who has won U.S. praise for taking a stronger stand against Iran than his predecessor, Jacques Chirac, agreed that a nuclear-armed Iran would be “unacceptable” and said there was “a need to toughen the sanctions” against Tehran… more